Archive for October, 2016

National Novel Writing Month 2016

Posted: 18th October 2016 by Robyn Jane in NaNoWriMo, writing
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October brings changing colors and falling leaves. Some of us are old enough to remember the smell of burning leaves. Even now, there’s the joy of raking up a huge pile of leaves, only to run and jump into it. Pumpkin spice coffee is everywhere. It’s a month of changes, of leaving one season behind […]

It’s Grocery Shopping Day

Posted: 11th October 2016 by Robyn Jane in cooking
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And for me, it’s a time for decisions. But first, some background: I recently moved into my new place. And where before I had two rooms plus a kitchen and bath, I’m now renting a room in a house. I have a bedroom, and share the rest of the house with my landlord. Except even […]

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 www.google.com 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 […]