Windows 64-bit woes !!

Here I am, with this beautiful – and WAY too expensive – dual-processor, hyper-threading, 64-bit, ‘I-have-it-all’ AMD powered PC…… and Windows Pro XP X64 on it……. and NO DRIVERS for a load of things ! Since I NEED it for FS first and foremost, that was Bummer #1 ! Enters…

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Disappointed ??

Are you also disappointed to come to a site like this, early in the morning, having your first cup of coffee….. and NOT find a fresh blog post !!?? You don’t care ?? OUCH !!! *grin* Trouble is ‘information overload’ on one side….. and lack of time for the information…

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Freight Dogs almost done….

Our latest ‘baby’, Freight Dogs, made for and to be published by Aerosoft GmbH in Germany, is almost done. Programming and testing is finished and it is being ‘packaged’ as we speak. We’re excited about this. After the download version goes live, next month will see the boxed version being…

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My post on an MS Blog

Today I felt compelled to reply to a blog post by Steve Lacey… he is one of the (better known) Flight Simulator developers and has been around for some time (not as long as I, of course ). Steve reacted to the umpteenth forum post by one or other ungrateful…

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NOT !!

Sometimes things don’t work out the way you plan them…. too often, actually 😉 This time my life-long migraine struck at an inapropriate moment (it always does, of course), and kept me in bed wanting to die. I just got up now. Needless to say the Germany trip is off…

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Nina is back home……….

……yippeeeeeee !!! 🙂 Unfortunately, she is also ratther ‘under the weather’. Came home with a severe cold and is NOT feeling as well as she should have under the circumstances. Good thing is I learned to do the catering over the past 10 days… so can continue that ‘habit’ for…

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FEAR………………

Some initial posts in our brand spanking new FSX Forum at simFlight made me remember something again….. You know what most people are AFRAID of? Dying? Getting sick? Being poor? Flying???? Nope! Fear of CHANGE is what most people suffer of…. most of the time unconsciously. I have encountered this…

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First message in a new year

I intended to write this on New Years Day…… now it is Jan 4 already… how time flies. Am I so terribly inefficient in doing what I do, or is the world turning ever faster!?? Judging from having to add seconds every so many years would indicate the latter !!…

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The roof’s leaking…..

When it rains it pours, they say. This morning I woke up at 7 and heared a strange noise. Sounded like dripping water…. but there is nothing ABOVE our first floor that could possibly drip….. is there !!?? When I stepped out of bed and into a cold puddle of…

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Is it COLD or what ??

I am freezing! Not only did the weather deteriorate, I am also following Nina’s orders on keeping the heating (and our spenditure) down….. but BOY is it COLD in the home. Or is it not having Nina around !!?? Went out to buy food, went to the post office, and…

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She made it !!

Nina was ‘home’ at 4 am this morning…… after a gruelling trip that started 7 am the day before. All the trouble was caused by heavy snow in large parts of middle Europe, bringing traffic to a halt in quite a few countries. Anyway, she’s with her family now, we…

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Home alone…….

I took Nina to the airport this morning….. we arrived too early, of course. She was all nerves, having been busy packing (and unpacking and packing again) her suitcase. Nina does not travel ‘light’ . And she does not like traveling alone. So when she disappeared inside the main terminal…

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I did not work……..

….. or hardly…. for an entire day !! What with getting up late, having brunch with the ‘kids’, then taking them to Amsterdam…. and being lazy in the afternoon, followed by going to bed early ! Doesn’t happen often these days 😉 I also booked Nina’s ticket to Timisoara, Romania.…

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Christmas Day

Time to reflect……. for some of us. But no rest for the wary …. 😉 Today I WILL have some time off though. My parents are coming around for dinner that Nina will again so skillfully cook… and our daughter with boyfriend will be around today and tomorrow too. So…

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Tinkering with pictures…..

Yes, I’m a Photographic Packrat….. a Picture Nut…. whatever. Doing a recent ‘scan’ on my USB hard disk the system found over 30.000 photos…. I made them over the past 4 years ! But what’s worse… I ‘collect’ photo tools, AND I use them too. I have ACDSee 7.0, Paint…

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Web stuff takes time……

As do most things new in life…. As you have noticed, nothing has changed on the Weblog looks yet. For now I am just happy to hammer away at the keys and post some ‘news’ every once in awhile. The ‘nice looks’ will just have to wait. I have put…

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