read my stories

This my blog page where you will find the latest post on top, and years and years of older posts below.
For a more focused way of reading, you can select the Categories underneath My Articles tab at the top !
Enjoy your stay here and check back once in a while!

Doc’s Stories from Africa

I met ‘Doc’ in the flesh in Benicia, CA, near San Francisco, last year on the ‘BMW Party’ that Jacqueline and Richard threw for ‘us’ BMW Sports Tourer riders and forum members. David Levine, Doc, is living in various parts

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Experimenting new layout

  So, please bear with me. This is going to take awhile. Fact is, the previous layout (theme) was in fact a temporary one. Holding out for two years or so is not bad at all, now is it ?

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Sketchup, FSX, Facebook and Blog

1-0 for now. It appears that it is so much ‘easier’ to quickly type a few lines on Facebook, read about what your friends and acquaintances are doing, check again a few times every day, and move on, then to

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Facebook instead of blogging?

One of the curses of modern-day Internet and computers is that there is TOO much information and too many places to uphold it seems. Or maybe the problem is simply that I am such a nosy guy and like to

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Exhausted, but back on-line !

Mentally exhausted that is…… After Siteground (that’s my story and I stick to it) somehow corrupted the root of the webspace or blog folder, I could not get things back working again. I did NOT have a real blog backup

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Between Real Flying and Dreaming

Dreaming of flying and doing it for real can be worlds apart…..  or it can happen just like that! Yesterday I received a quite surprising e-mail from the AOPA, of which I am a member, asking me if I would

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My first php ‘hack’

Yes, WOW, two blog posts in one day !? I am so excited! Check out the tabs atop this page and compare them with the order of the ‘Pages’ in the column on the right. Notice anything? Right, they are

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Techie stuff and more….

One of my oldest tft monitors (a Medion) started being troublesome. I had to wait to turn it on until AFTER the PC had started and the main monitor was running. Don’t ask me why, I have no clue! But

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