TECH-ADDICTED – BY ELLIN CURLEY

I didn’t realize how dependent we are on technology, or more precisely, our household machines. Then our Keurig coffee maker had a glitch and wouldn’t work. How were we going to make coffee?? !!XX?? We’ve always had a French Press and a regular drip coffee maker in the house. So I dug them out from … Continue reading TECH-ADDICTED – BY ELLIN CURLEY

JUST THE WAY IT GOES — Marilyn Armstrong

I honestly thought when I finished dealing with the medical stuff that I was done with my days of customer care. It never occurred to me that I was going to be doing it again the very next day. There is definitely an epidemic of pathetic customer service. It really isn't the fault of the … Continue reading JUST THE WAY IT GOES — Marilyn Armstrong

ALL THOSE COMPUTERS: WHAT A MESS! – Marilyn Armstrong

Our computers have gone wacko. I think it started when the last upgrades (calling them upgrades is absurd since they have made a mess of all the computers in the house -- Macs and PCs alike. Google, Microsoft, iPad, and MacBook Air have decided to link to each other and I can't tell what's going … Continue reading ALL THOSE COMPUTERS: WHAT A MESS! – Marilyn Armstrong

TECHNO-ADDICT – BY ELLIN CURLEY

I didn’t realize how dependent we are on technology, or more precisely, our household machines. Then our Keurig coffee maker had a glitch and wouldn’t work. How were we going to make coffee?? !!XX?? We’ve always had a French Press and a regular drip coffee maker in the house. So I dug them out from … Continue reading TECHNO-ADDICT – BY ELLIN CURLEY

I WANT AN AUTONOMOUS HOUSE! Marilyn Armstrong

Autonomous house, autonomous life! The self-driving vehicle is on the way. It's on the news and in the news. A few accidents. One death. But considering the number of accidents just backing out of a driveway in suburbia, that's pretty good. I can actually see a day coming when Robert Heinlein's vision will have arrived. … Continue reading I WANT AN AUTONOMOUS HOUSE! Marilyn Armstrong

WOULD IT BE PREMATURE TO ASK … Marilyn Armstrong

Premature vs. Post-mature Premature indicates a time "before maturity" has imposed itself. Like --"childhood" or "infancy." Or still budding, yet not bloomed. Personally, I am post-mature. I flowered, then I got old and my petals fell off. No amount of putting stuff in the water is going to fix it. Right now, I'm dealing with a … Continue reading WOULD IT BE PREMATURE TO ASK … Marilyn Armstrong