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Retirement Lifestyle, living well on less

Lost over 20 Ibs so far on Keto diet

After both my parents passed away in their 90″s I decided I needed to loose some weight to improve my health as I am myself in my 70’s and overweight since I have been in the USA( over 40 years … Continue reading

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Chromecast install and fixes

Chromecast. The unit is simple to set up just plug into an HDMI input on your TV , plug the USB power supply into the top of the unit turn on your TV and the Chromecast screen should appear. ( … Continue reading

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Baked Stuffed Tomates

This year we have a bumper crop of tomatoes.  Instead of the six medium tomatoes in this recipe, I’ve been using three extremely large beefsteak tomatoes.  Enjoy!    

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Dealing with aged parents

We are back again after a trip to hell.  Being retired we though it would be nice to go back to the UK and take care of my parents who are now in their 90’s with my father who now  has … Continue reading

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Christmas (or anytime) Bread Pudding

Although we prefer bread pudding to plum pudding at Christmas time, this simple desert can be enjoyed anytime of year.

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Local Area connection on Linux IGD REMOVAL.

While installing USB drivers for Nettalk Voip phone on my Windows XP netbook I noticed  in my network connections had the following.  Internet Gateway   Local Area Connection on Linux IGD,   After some research found this was an unwanted … Continue reading

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Stuffed Pumpkin

I love making pumpkin seeds.  All I do is clean the seeds, salt and then roast them.  But then I have a problem.  I don’t have kids who can carve a Jack O’ Lantern.  Cooking pumpkins for pie or bread … Continue reading

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Not Enough hours in the Day.

As you can see we have not posted in while. We have a new project, moving to England. Going through our stuff takes forever.  I cannot believe how much junk we acquired over the years.  Then there is visa’s, medical, … Continue reading

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Stir Lazy Cake

This is one of the easiest and best tasting cakes I’ve ever made.  I’m not a frosting person — I like the cake.  This is one of my favorite recipes because it has a crusty topping  and doesn’t require frosting.   … Continue reading

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Windows 7 "microphone-in" problem with Audacity software.

I was playing around with Audacity, a free open source audio editing software, and I noticed my “microphone-in” was not working but my “microphone-in” via my USB web camera worked fine.  After spending nearly a day trying to figure out … Continue reading

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