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My new computer continued

My new computer continued

I called my son Joe and we tried most everything.  Dressed in my grubby work clothes I drove 150 miles to the nearest Apple Store.  It was in San Antonio.  The Apple store was in an upscale shopping complex.  I expected a small quiet store.  I was wrong.  There were banks of computers.  The place was swarming with customers as well as salespeople.  I found one in a blue shirt and told him...

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My New Mac Computer

My New Mac Computer

After cleaning house all day Saturday, Sunday was supposed to be a day of leisure.  As I enjoyed my first morning cup of coffee, I checked my emails.  The computer told me that my mouse was not connected or the computer could not find my keyboard.  I have a new Apple wireless keyboard and mouse to go with my new computer.  I replaced the batteries in the keyboard to no avail.  I tried...

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Adopt a Child

Adopt a Child

I loved the movie with Jack Nicholson, “About Schmidt,” especially the child he adopted and after viewing it for the second or third time, I saw an ad for Child Fund.  After checking the credentials, reviews and credibilty of the organization, I decided to adopt some children.  I went online to select my children and since I would be paying by check and not by credit card I could...

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Saigon

Saigon

While in Saigon I took a trip out to the jungles to see the tunnel complex that protected the north Vietnamese.  Of course it was a tourist attraction and I joined a guide who walked the group through the jungle, pointing out the tunnel entrances.  I have a picture posted of the guide showing a tunnel entrance.   His lecture was with bias; he referred to us as the invaders.   There were...

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More on Saigon

More on Saigon

Saigon was a busy city.  The traffic was terrible.  The shopping was fantastic.   I have never been a fan of designer purchases but one of my fellow travelers convinced me to go shopping with her because I never hesitated to bargain.  She was shopping for designer purses for her daughter-in-law.   Sensing a bargain I did manage to purchase some Prada wallets for women and some Gucci wallets...

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