Well, Thanksgiving is over in Canada and that always marks the end of summer for me. I realize it’s still a bit warmer in most of the US but up here we’re getting frost warnings and the like. That seasonal change always makes me feel a bit different and kindles a desire to make corresponding… Read More New Changes at Earthpages.org
I’d just like to thank all the wonderful, alternative, sometimes eccentric and ‘off the grid’ type of people whom I’ve gotten to know through the web. Sometimes I just get so sick and tired of the mainstream media I can’t watch nor read it. Most news anchors seem to be primarily promoting themselves. I guess… Read More It’s Thanksgiving weekend in Canada and…
Opinion – This article is from The Conversation. I’d just like to make the preliminary remark that although a pretty good piece, it has flaws. Ironically, some see scientism – like the kind promoted here – as a kind of oppressive regime. Instead of saying “research has shown” the author would have done better to… Read More Would you stand up to an oppressive regime or would you conform? Here’s the science | + Opinion
I was up ’till about 6 a.m. installing Linux on a very old computer that literally took hours to get the job done and updated. Awakened around 9 a.m. I find myself running on 3 hrs sleep. Not recommended! There’s no way I could comment on the news right now so I thought I’d just… Read More Do not attempt this at home!
Trying out a book Reader app, installing software, and posting thru the WordPress app for Android (which I don’t normally do). You can see the e-reader app, middle right. It’s called ReadEra and I am quite taken with it. The text is customizable, as is the background. I’m reading The Count of Monte Cristo, and… Read More It’s a long weekend, I’m taking it easy and…
As we coast into the last long weekend of the summer holidays I can’t help but remember how as a kid I used to feel a bit sad at this time. Every year I spent two enchanting months on a remote island in Georgian Bay, sans electricity, sans motorcars, sans telephones, and this weekend meant… Read More Just a reminder that the latest alt-news is at earthpages.ca (and lots of end of summer nostalgia)
Windows 7 users will know that the Microsoft crew sent out carefully orchestrated messages trying to make us feel unsafe and out of touch. Windows 7 is reaching the end, they said. Time to buy a new computer because your old one is no good anymore. Total load of b.s. Many newer computers factory loaded… Read More We’re dropping Windows for Lubuntu!