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Roadkill on the Information Superhighway.

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I miss dos, I seriously do. I miss the autoexec.bat, config.sys to load the drivers for cd roms and sound cards Blue Wave for dos Bluewave offline Blue wave packet reader Qwk Reader and all around best piece of off line reader of all time. Why you ask Siglines As you can see,  my time on the DOS side of the web was not short, So lets start with the list of possible siglines I can use with this? Hmm which one to chose to make the sarcasm a bit more pointed? OS/2 vs. Windows is a no-Win situation. or or How do you make Windows faster?  Throw it harder! or Bang on the LEFT side of your computer to restart Windows... or OS/2 - Half an operating system? In an OS discussion group. Or Pure SNARK "Amazing God would waste skin on trash like that..." -- Crow "And I say I'm dead and I move." -- The Crow "And the shadows... my God, the shadows..." -- The Crow "Mama say stupid is as stupid does." Forrest G

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SKI HICKORY!

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My last birthday, I went skiing. This is how I always spend my birthday. However this time I went back to one of my favorite places in the 'Dax Hickory Ski Center For a place that's been around since 1946!; it remains a little known area outside of Warrensburg NY They re-opened 2009-2010 after having a hiatus of a few years. First things first, there are no chair lifts at this mountain. This fact may turn away most skiers. POMA LIFT EXAMPLE Don't let the this scare you off. POMA is one of the faster lifts. The only drawback that I found was for every down there is an up. You ski the mountain both ways. Secondly, in the era of global warming, It's natural snow only... So you get what you get. Ski Report 2-17-2014 My wife and I got up there around noon, I don't normally ski longer than four hours since I have had broken my right leg back in 1991 at Mt Baldy (long story there) She found the place delightful and rustic. I had plan

From the ashes, rise.

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Yes, it's me. After a long hiatus, I decided to dust off my blog and let you know what's happening in my part of the world. I have knit some, Kali, the cat in my lap from the last post, has left us and left a hole in my heart. One of the most amazing things happened, We,my wife Harriet and I, bought a house, You have to understand that this was one of the most stressful, happy, agonizing four months of my life. We found it by accident. We were not looking for it. It happened. We were out driving one day along Rosendale/River Road in Niskyuna.  One of the great houses that have been renovated/restored went on the market. Take a minute pull up google maps and query this address:2947 Rosendale Road, Schenectady, United States. Now do a "street view" Oh here it is... $420,000 Oops a little out of the price range. So, Harriet had Zillow on her Iphone, zoomed out to the wider area of Albany and found something... listed for $127,500 (let that sink

Don't know how it feels; to be thick as a brick

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My gods, it's been a full year since the last posting and I have no idea why I still keep this active. Let's just say that I need to toss out some at length writing to remind me that I still occasionally write. This year's tree... 2011 Earlier this evening, found an almost dead cat on the road. Of course I had to stop take her off the street. Another victim of the road... she rests near my outdoor altar. That's not how the day should have gone. but it's almost a wistful wheeze ending of the year, less than a whimper, a petering-out. It's been a roller coaster, a year long slog through the dark side of my soul. Now, at the ending, I rejoice that Morgan LeChat The Empress of the Known Universe, Queen of the depths beyond , and Protector of the Outer-Realm Herself when she was feasting on lizards at her winter home in Florida (98-2000) Is now up to her all time high weight since she got sick over the summer. Weighed 6 LBS 3 Oz