Archive for September, 2016

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 […]

The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades

Posted: 19th September 2016 by Robyn Jane in moving
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I had a slight delay in posting: I got locked out of my blog account. It seems I had forgotten my password and exceeded the limit for trying to guess at it. I was finally able to reset it, but it took a few days before (1) I was able to use it to log […]

There’s More to Writing Than Just Software

Posted: 12th September 2016 by Robyn Jane in Blogging, writing

*sigh* If only it were that easy. If only the right tool could turn me into another Hemingway, Ivins, or Patterson. I’d be so productive and rich. That used to be my dream, a long time ago. But that was before I realized that being a writer was a job, not just a fantasy. And […]

An Experiment in Technology

Posted: 11th September 2016 by Robyn Jane in Blogging, Software, writing, writing tools
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I’ve recently been wondering about the effects that different writing tools have on the act of writing. I’ve always been curious about this, and in the mid 1980s I even wrote a college thesis on the subject. I had created a questionnaire for my fellow students to see what, if any, effect that then-brand-new technology […]

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 […]