BETTER FIREWALLS FOR A BETTER LIFE – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Firewall We've got firewalls all over the place. Our modem, our router, Chrome, Microsoft are all busy protecting us. Theoretically, our ISP protects us, too. I think their idea of protecting us is to have such a bad service no one can get through, not even us. My phone blips out a … Continue reading BETTER FIREWALLS FOR A BETTER LIFE – Marilyn Armstrong

ABOUT THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE – BETTER LATE THAN NEVER – Marilyn Armstrong

Independence Day Quiz 1] July 4th 1776 is famous for what? The official signing of the Declaration of Independence. It was completed on July 2nd and hand-distributed to the people at the convention. The 4th is when the printed version was finished and distributed to the colonies. 2] How many American colonies went to war … Continue reading ABOUT THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE – BETTER LATE THAN NEVER – Marilyn Armstrong

A GAY FIRST LADY – BY ELLIN CURLEY

A comment made by presidential candidate, Pete Buttigieg, caught my attention. He said that statistically speaking, the odds are that we have already had a gay president in America. Several presidents were unmarried, but in past times gay men often married and had children because they did not have the option of living an openly … Continue reading A GAY FIRST LADY – BY ELLIN CURLEY

AND THE BEAT GOES ON – Marilyn Armstrong

Falls and canceled medication and rain delays notwithstanding, there's progress in fixing up the old place. Not as much as I would like, but definitely better and more (with a little luck!) is on the way. Owen did a first powerwash and finally, on the 4th of July, it was the third day of no … Continue reading AND THE BEAT GOES ON – Marilyn Armstrong