Running with reckless abandon

Yes, we have two grand daughters, and it is only because the older one had a NIGHT game that she has not been featured in this back to back g-dau series. The take-home from watching the energy expended on the field was that “there was a time” and it does not seem so long ago, when energy and strength were boundless and pain a stranger. To everything there is a season I suppose–a time to run and a time to refrain from running. I …

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Frankly, I have mostly not considered my iPad as a tool for accessing files from anywhere other than the web or occasionally a pdf or two from Dropbox to read on the plane. Apple apparently does not think this crucial need for road warriors is essential enough to provide such a tool in the built-in apps list.  So the prospects of finding, opening, editing, saving and later retrieving any given text, rich text, pdf or html page on my iPad has just not been …

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....and she won't leave home without it.

This Christmas will mark two years since we gave my mom a gift she swore she “did not want, did not need and would not be able to make it work.” She was most adamant about it. We didn’t listen. I don’t know how many times she has thanked us for insisting over her persistent objections. I have to credit my wife–a Luddite if there ever was one, and proud of it. But she had seen the techs at work using their iPads and …

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I found a document I created when What We Hold In Our Hands: a Slow Road Reader first went to print in 2009. it gives a few-words summary of each of the 80-something pieces. You might enjoy giving the pdf a brief scan. I might link it to the page where I have not done a very good job of telling potential readers about the book. That is about to change.  What We Hold contents summary pdf â–¶ I ordered Adobe Lightroom at half-price (today …

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