Category Archives: Computer

Winter Vacation — Computer Problems and Talking to Dad

I haven’t written this week due to computer problems. My computer is crashing in the midst of a Word document as I write. It is very frustrating, and I lose my train of thought. In addition, I was synchronizing my … Continue reading

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Blogging and Caregiving from a Distance

I have not been successful in writing for my blog much this week. I was surprised and pleased to learn that the owner of my condo had installed a wireless system which I would be able to use. In past … Continue reading

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Dad and the Internet; Mom and her Independence

When I saw my cardiologist the other day, I happened to mention that I had a new cough that I did not have before.  I attributed it to my allergies, but she said no, it is due to the lisinopril … Continue reading

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Dad’s Computer is now Ready With Printer and Print Cartridges

I have written before about dad’s computer in “Finding Dad a Printer” and other previous posts.  The last time I wrote I was waiting for his printer cartridges to arrive. A week after we installed dad’s computer printer, the cartridges … Continue reading

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My Own Computer Problems

One of the items on my “To-Do” list since early spring was to have my computer worked on.  I started keeping a list of problems and as new issues came up, I just added them to my list.  I knew … Continue reading

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Finding Dad a Printer

The last time I wrote about dad’s computer, we had set it up on his desk and then went to the thrift store for a printer.  The thrift store didn’t have any printers and we came home empty-handed. The next … Continue reading

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The Continuing Saga — Setting Up Dad’s Computer with a Printer

Well, actually, we are stuck here.  Dad wants a printer to go by his computer.  He bought software at the thrift store that would print cards and things.  I told dad last week that I would take him to the thrift … Continue reading

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