McDonalds wi-fi

In Nashville, anyway, it seems you can get around their proxy system (those outlets that use it), simply by using Google Chrome and maybe Firefox. It might be as simple as using any browser other than Internet Explorer.

Using Internet Explorer, I tried to be a good boy and sign up for a “free” account. The only problem is that you h Continue reading McDonalds wi-fi

Make your own sports drink

… for a fraction of the cost. This is the one thing that kills our food budget, but we keep buying it because my back muscles seem to need the electrolytes to keep from spasming.

At least, that’s what I’ve convinced myself of. I’ve been battling back problems since 1996, and this is just part of the routine I’ve settled into.

Any Continue reading Make your own sports drink

Waiting

I went to a pre-employment drug screening this morning. Last week, I had interviewed for an IT instructor position. Had to give a mock class, and everything. I chose the subject of “securing your home wireless network.” It was fun. Anyway, no, I haven’t been hired … yet. They require this test before even thinking about hiring me. I walked in Continue reading Waiting

New cell phone

Sprint called the other day and offered me a free new phone. The woman, sounding like she was from Indonesia or something, went on and on and on for twenty minutes. Luckily, the call did not count against my minutes. Just last month I had to increase my allowed minutes from 300 to 450 because I we Continue reading New cell phone

Happy spring!

I am sooooo glad winter is over … here in Nashville, anyway. I’m also glad we’re not getting any flooding like North Dakota. Now, I need to make up for last year in my vegetable garden. Last year was a wash-out because of the late freeze warnings, combined with my back and knee problems.

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Cake mixes & toxins

PLEASE remember to check your cupboards when you get home tonight!!!

Throw away ALL OUTDATED pancake mix, brownie mixes, Bisquick, cake and cookie mixes, etc., you have in your home.

A high school student had pancakes and it almost became fatal. His mom, a registered nurse, made him pancakes, dropped him off at school and headed to play ten Continue reading Cake mixes & toxins