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Twiggenburys

Twiggenburys

Last Thursday, my wife suggested that we might like the group playing at Thursday Night Live and that she, Bitzer and I should go. I used to go rather often, but had not been more than a couple of times in the same number of years. The band was the Twiggenburys, a band that exclusively does British based covers and they do a great job of that. It was a very entertaining and enjoyable evening.

Blogging Challenges

Blogging Challenges

I am sure a lot of you are like me and tend toward more regular posting when you are participating in a blogging challenge. I am sure several of you have heard of the Ultimate Blog Challenge that does just that kind of thing on a seemingly monthly basis. For those of you who have not heard about the challenge, what is the big deal? For those that have, what other challenges are available out there?

New Year Revolutions, er, Resolutions

New Year Revolutions, er, Resolutions

As it is that time of year once again I am pondering about my resolutions for the year coming up as I say good-bye to the year that has been. I realize that for the past year, I have not done so great on previous resolutions. So, I say revolutions above kind of tongue in cheek and playing off the recent AT&T commercial, but I also fully realize that most of my current resolutions are really going to be revolutionary in nature. So, without more chatter, I will get going with the New Year and the promise going forward of accomplishing things this year on a grander scale.

Just Do It!

Just Do It!

Just Do It! The once famous Nike slogan is still so applicable. There once was a time when I posted here on my blog on a somewhat regular basis. However, that has not been the case in a long time. Sure, over the last year and a half (or is two now?) I have had some busy times, but more to the point I have been busy trying to get the blog all reset at sporadic times.

Shotwell

Shotwell

Some may recall that sometime ago I had jumped into the Picasa as a photo organizer with both feet. Of course, that was when Picasa, a Google product, had support for not only Windows and Macs, but Linux as well. Granted, the support was kludgy Wine based conversion that was pretty slow, but it worked and allowed it to be used on Linux with out the overhead of Windows. Most anyone who is interested also probably knows that about a month (or maybe it has been two) Google announced that they would no longer be supporting Picasa on Linux going forward. Much to my dismay, I had to search for something else as I rarely boot my desktop machine in Windows and even less does my laptop go there, but those are for other discussions.

Writing Plans

Writing Plans

A bit of a new plan is in order, especially since of late I have had a little bit of lack of motivation in regards to blogging. To be fair though, work has had some killer days on a few occasions and there have been some horse and family times/issues as well. And of course there is the simple fact that I have twice composed a blog and had it in the final editing stages when, for whatever unknown reasons, I have lost all or most of the entry. That of course makes for a flat line on the creativity and especially motivation graph.

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