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Disaster Preparations and Recovery: Preserving Memories

I noticed headlines about the loss of hundreds millions of dollars of art from the flooding of New York Art Galleries.  I had already been thinking of ways we all need to prepare for disasters ourselves. I have written about … 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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Step 1 – Set Up the Computer

This morning I met my son and grandson in my dad’s assisted living apartment.  My son went out and brought in the computer.  He set it up as much as he was able.  The telephone card was too short to … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s and Me

Sometimes I feel like Alzheimer’s is going to do me in.  I realized yesterday that I am probably depressed and have been for awhile.  I feel like I am knocking my head against a wall every day and I can’t … Continue reading

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