Nerd Post: I Have Gone To The Darkside

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For all of my readers out in cyberspace, you probably know that I am a die-hard Linux fan.  I had given up using Windows with Windows XP (although I would soil my hands to go back to it if I needed to print using a VirtualBox).

Well, this has all changed when my laptop died a few months back.  However, God provided us a new laptop and the laptop is pre-installed with Windows 8.0.

I must admit that I am pleasantly surprised at how Windows has improved and I never thought that the words “pleasurable experience” could go along with the product Windows.  I stand corrected.

So there, I said it.  Windows 8.1 is a wonderful product.

P.S. I will still install Linux on this laptop too to have dual boot options. Why? Cause I’m a rebel, Dottie. :p



Where In The World Is C̶a̶r̶m̶e̶n̶ ̶S̶a̶n̶d̶i̶e̶g̶o̶ Strong By Choice ?

Okay, yes, yes, I know. I know.  I’ve been MIA.  I have just getting back into the swing of things.  After a sumptuous Thanksgiving time (including a day where I did absolutely nothing except veg), I am back in the saddle again.

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Liebster Award Nominee?!? Moi’?


Have you ever received a really cool surprise? Like a new collection of Elton John CDs? Erm. No. Well. Okay, the Muppets Sing-Alongs? **hears silence**


Well, moving on! I was checking my WordPress blog and received this message from fitness blogger Fat2Fit2Fabulous:

“You owe me money!”

No, wait. Wrong message.

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The One Secret Writing Hack That Will Explode Your Productivity

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Do you like to do things the easy way or the hard way?

Me, I prefer the easiest way possible to do something.

I love to hack.  I am not talking about computer hacking (although you can as a white hatter hack your system to make its performance better).  There is many ways to hack not just computers but life itself. Continue reading

5 Necessary Online Tools For The Frugal Writer

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No one likes to be called cheap.

Except if you are starting out as a writer, then you are starting out with a shoestring budget.  How will you manage if you got to feed your family, car repairs, rent/mortgages, church tithes, love offerings and the like?

You could apply for a grant to help fund your dreams and there are plenty of resources available to do this.

As a frugal scribe, I would like to show you how to save money as a fledgling or seasoned writer.

Here are 5 tools frugal writers cannot live without (no particular order because frugal is what frugal does): Continue reading