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Linkmeister

@linkmeister

Former sailor, former IT-guy, former caregiver.

Navy kid, lived on both coasts and overseas. Arizona and Hawai'i too. Went to college, wasn't ready, enlisted in Navy. Got out of Navy, worked on Kwajalein on DoD contract. Left Kwaj. Graduated college in Hawai'i. Managed IT systems and personnel, became bookkeeper when IT hardware skills deemed obsolete by employers. Then retired early to care for parent.

13 Posts

  1. This is very much worth a read. The Republican Takeover of American Education (nymag.com)
  2. linkmeister.com/wordpress/2023/04/moving-day/ Into a new house after nearly a year out of the old one and cooped up in a downtown condo!
  3. Music choices

    Thank heaven I'm not being pressed to pick my favorite Bob Dylan album. Highway 61 and Blood on the Tracks would be in the top five, but after that? Yikes! Here's the entire "Tracks" album.
  4. #software If you're about to buy a new PC, here's a potentially useful article. Popular Science tells you where to find a program which uninstalls bloatware (all the apps and stuff loaded onto new computers which you don't need). It's worth keeping this around for the next time y
  5. #Superbowl party food

    My contribution to the party chow: Chips and dip. Here’s this year’s concoction: 1 6 oz. can crab 1 8 oz. block cream cheese 1 10.5 oz. can cream of mushroom soup 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 1 cup diced onion Half a cup of mayonnaise Heat cream cheese, soup and gelatin, mixing till ful
  6. I'm trying to gain weight after a 30-lb loss two years ago due to an episode of cancer. That's why there are food posts here. Tina's Red Hot Beef Burrito and a homemade quesadilla = 860 calories. Garnish with Tostitos Avocado Salsa and Pace Hot Picante Sauce. Feel well-fed. I didn'
  7. HIllshire Farms Hot Links are getting more and more difficult to find for reasons unknown, so I tried Johnsonville's Beef Hot Links with caramelized onions and mustard on hot dog buns. They're not bad, but I'd be willing to try others. I just want big fat links with hot spicy sea
  8. LIttle late in the day but nonetheless: Wordle 593 4/6 ⬜⬜🟩⬜⬜ ⬜⬜🟩⬜⬜ ⬜🟨🟩⬜🟨 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
  9. A Toonful "White Christmas" Last posted in December 2015 I haven’t posted this in a while (not since 2009, to be exact), and I’d forgotten how cute the cartoon is. The animation was done by cartoonist J
  10. I linked to this on my blog once years ago, but nobody reads blogs anymore. [quote] But the whole idea of secular Christmas songs really didn't exist before Berlin. No one was actually dreaming of white
  11. Another City Carol

    #Christmas #Music Another lovely song. Yesterday had city sidewalks and bells, today it's the overall sense of "Christmas Time in the City," composed and performed by Mary Chapin Carpenter.
  12. City Sidewalks...

    #Christmas #Music Almost every December for the past twelve I've been posting a Christmas song to my blog once a day. Now that I'm here I'll start crossposting from there. I don't necessarily like this

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