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- Forgotten Book: Campion at Christmas
- Current Reading: Illustration Number Sixty-Six
- Current Reading: The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols by Nicholas Meyer
- Happy Thanksgiving!
- Dragged Kicking and Screaming… PART 2
- Dragged Kicking and Screaming…
- Forgotten Book: The Singing Bone
- Current Reading: The Hooded Gunman John Curran
- Forgotten Stories: English Country House Murders
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Category Archives: At Home in Portland
There is a great deal to be thankful for today, and every day! I’m so thankful to be alive, thankful for my wife, our home and garden, the cat, to be living where we do. It’s a cool, blustery, rainy … Continue reading
I know it’s been a long time since I posted anything new here at Tip the Wink, but I had to break my silence after reading this book. Timeless – Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic by Armand Baltazar … Continue reading
Lately my energy and productivity are at a low ebb, with heat, health, and other things occupying my mind. So I’ve decided to put the blog on pause for a while. Catch you later.
It is unusually, awful, nastily, horribly, miserably hot here, in the entire Pacific Northwest, from Seattle down through northern California, and we hates it (as Gollum would say). Three more days in triple digits, then several still in the 90s … Continue reading
It’s peak Summer garden time, and I took some photos Sunday. Our Lilies are especially magnificent this year. Lots of pictures for you. Click to see larger image.
Having a bad day – the old devil migraine.
Okay, I bought the new iMac. It’s 27-inch with the Retina display. It has a quad‑core 3.3GHz Core i5 processor, a 2TB Fusion Drive, and a 2GB AMD Radeon R9 M395 graphics processor. I upgraded the RAM at the point … Continue reading
No book this week, – computer problems. I may have to go to the Apple store tomorrow. Update: No CURRENT READING either, also, since it was 103.4 yesterday, no trip out to look at a new computer. Posts will be … Continue reading
For the last few months my main computer, the iMac, has been “acting up”. Slow to load programs, unable to access many websites, balking at running larger files, etc. I’ve done some fiddling with it, and haven’t been able to … Continue reading
We have a smallish lawn, and we’ve always used an old fashioned push mower. It’s the same kind of mower I used as a kid to mow the lawn at home. But the one we have was cheap and the … Continue reading