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The Statue of Liberty

Posted: 5th May 2017 by Robyn Jane in Uncategorized

Unpacking the face of the Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World; French: La Liberté éclairant le monde) is a robed female figure representing Libertas, the Roman goddess. It was a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States. When I look at Liberty’s face, the […]

When a Connection Isn’t a Connection

Posted: 3rd October 2016 by Robyn Jane in Uncategorized

My Windows Control Panel says I’m connected to the Internet: But Firefox keeps telling me The connection has timed outThe server at is taking too long to respond. It’s been this way off and on all day. I wonder if the fact that the connection is over satellite has anything to do with it—it’s also […]

Finally, the Password!

Posted: 27th September 2016 by Robyn Jane in Uncategorized

I moved into my new room on Saturday. Today, by calling on my all-but-forgotten networking knowledge from former jobs, I was able to discover the WiFi password for the house. (Yes, I had already got permission from my landlord/roommate.) So I’m all set on my iPad and iPhone; still looking for a desk or table […]

Nacho Nachos, OUR Nachos!

Posted: 9th September 2016 by Robyn Jane in food blogs, Uncategorized

Something that helps keep relationships strong is sharing the same taste in food. Last night was my turn to fix dinner, so when Stacey texted me from Wegman’s wanting to know what my plan was for dinner, I immediately replied, “Either nachos or quesadillas.” (I had already asked her to pick up a bag of […]

Gee, But It’s Great to Be Back Home!

Posted: 8th September 2016 by Robyn Jane in Uncategorized

When my train pulled into the Rochester station, Stacey was waiting for me in the parking lot. I was so happy, I could have cried…except I was too exhausted to do much of anything but load my bags into the car and collapse into the front seat. Getting home was almost impossible: all of the […]