July 3, 2018
…sooooo I get to work my pea-brained self to death. Client has a paper in R&R (revise & resubmit) phase for a journal she’s been targeting. She sent that along late last week, at which point I made yup yup … Continue reading
June 26, 2018
Comments Off on Woo Hoo! Thank you, Apple…
…for selling me on an extended warranty! Not only are they going to replace the keyboard for free (assuming they don’t find any liquid damage), but they’re going to replace the entire topside of the thing AND the ever-annoying battery … Continue reading
June 23, 2018
Comments Off on Ouch! Ugh! and Whew!!!
Whew! It’s hotter’n’a three-dollar cookstove. The air conditioning just ran through what it defines as a cooling cycle and shut off. Still frying in here. Need to go out and fall in the pool again. Ugh! Reports have it that … Continue reading
June 8, 2018
Comments Off on The Complete Writer…Completely Crazy-Making Writer?
This week’s serial installment of The Complete Writer — chapter 17 — is online at Plain & Simple Press. In today’s suspense-filled story, we navigate the perils of libel, defamation, and slander as we cling to the tight-rope of fact-checking. … Continue reading
May 9, 2018
So how’s that external keyboard workin’ for ya? So far, the outcome is OK. Of course, juggling external peripherals is not ideal. But Apple has made that true in spades by killing off the USB port, requiring you to buy … Continue reading
May 6, 2018
Here I am typing this post on an antique Microsoft Curve ergonomic keyboard, plugged into the stupid dongle on the idiotically designed (and idiotically expensive) MacBook Pro that I shouldn’t have bought a year or so ago. The Macbook has … Continue reading