Tag: technology

Aug 27 2012

New Keyboard = Yay!

Over a year ago, I mentioned that I was going to write a post about new pens and notebooks and the overwhelming desire to break them in, nearly immediately (I made that post and then proceeded to post a picture of the doodle, only). Well, the same impulse applies to new keyboards, it would seem …

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Sep 03 2010

From the Win Files: Squishable Android, Wookiee the Chew, TG App Magnets

It’s been awhile since I’ve made a Win Files post. I have amassed a collection of things that make you go squee. Here is a sampling. First up is from my most treasured Internet gem, Squishable.com: The Squishable Android! In June, the lovely folks at Squishable.com auctioned one of these adorable guys for the Child’s …

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Jun 16 2010

From The Win Files: A Font’s Story, The Best Wedding Invitations, and a Documentary

Munchkin © Steve Jackson Games

From The Win Files will be a list of nifty things or links that I just find completely and utterly awesome. Welcome to the first installment. I Am Comic Sans, a short imagined monologue from an oft-maligned font found on every personal computer from here to Timbuktu. If you have delicate sensibilities regarding foul language, …

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Jun 07 2010

Miscellaneous Happenings

By the above picture, you can probably guess what happened there. That was Saturday. I was headed out to crash Trey’s bachelor party and I decided, “What the hell? It’s a week before the wedding, I’ll just throw my phone on the concrete steps in front of the house and see what happens!” (Not really. …

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May 11 2010

Comcast Update – FIXT!

As anyone knows, when you have a problem with your cable, phone, or Internet and it’s a really weird, erratic, hard-to-pinpoint problem, when a tech comes by to fix it, the problem is no longer there. This was my problem. My voip modem would just stop working of its own volition. I have called Comcast …

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Apr 30 2010

Comcast Causes Earth-Shattering Kaboom

  So, I’m a nerd girl — In the country — (It is the name of the blog, after all) and as such a nerd country girl, I work from home. My needs are simple when working from home: Solid, fast Internet connection A comfortable work area Land line telephone with speaker phone and mute …

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