#232 July 1, 2018 from http://www.don-guitar.com
6:12 PM, May 31st: Well, as usual I've waited until the
last moment before getting started but knowing that I'm
out of time gives me a great deal of incentive to get with
the program and having almost six hours before I need to
post (any time after midnight CST) means that I may be
feeling pressured but at least I'm not feeling stressed.
I've got this. :)
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The hands-down, best file compression utility ever.
In the world of Max Vandervorst, anything can become a
musical intrument. Check out his Shows or Music for
Nicolas Bras' articles on rare and strange musical
Maddie Poppe singing 'Homeward Bound' by
Simon & Garfunkel on American Idol 2018.
Taking wheelchairs to new and amazing heights.
https://goo.gl/wZf4c7 [gofundme dot com]
If you missed the 'Laurel' -vs- 'Yanny' controversy,
here's your chance to explore it in depth.
https://goo.gl/avA531 [nytimes dot com]
SoulPancake produces, among many other things, a series of
videos entitled 'My Last Days' featuring people who are
living with terminal illnesses. This is one of them.
How many of these books have you read? [my count is 15]
Of interest to young people (or the young at heart).
I suppose it's because of my southern roots but I love me
some bread and butter pickles. This recipe is tempting.
Whether the word you choose is flutist or flautist, Helena
Schulthess is among the best.
Tim Urban's interesting blog-like explorations into human
A large collection of the sort of stuff we call 'clickbait'
on facebook. https://thewondrous.com/
More of the same but with sturdier underpinnings.
When you click on, or type in, a URL your browser consults
a special directory, called a DNS (Domain Name System)
server, to convert the domain name into what is called an
IP Adress. The IP adress is a string of four sets of up to
three digits, separated by periods (dots) which is the
actual digital address of the website.
What is a DNS Server?
Your internet service provider also provides a DNS Server
for your browser to use but you don't actually have to use
the DNS Server provided by your internet service provider.
Seven reasons for using a 3rd party DNS server.
https://goo.gl/AtHxrj [howtogeek dot com]
A list of free and public service DNS Servers.
I have a childhood memory of watching a 'talking guitar' on
television but I thought Alvino Rey was the guy who played it. I was wrong.
It was Pete Drake.
And this was probably his greatest hit.
Alvino has his own unique place in the history of music.
https://goo.gl/XE9Amn [smithsonianmag dot com]
A rather different sort of country.
How to send feedback or complain about Windows 10 to
Microsoft. https://goo.gl/gH123f [thewindowsclub dot com]
An 'application killer' for Windows.
Ed Bott's curated list of the best sites for support info
on Windows 10 is an annoying, ad-filled ZDNet page but
the information presented is worth the hassle.
https://goo.gl/LquMiD [zdnet dot com]
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July 1, 12:05 AM
Buchanan Lake Village, Texas
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