Tag Archives: Internet

I am not pendantry (I am me)

My friend Goldie, in a short conversation recently via the comment thread on a 2017 post of his* asked me whether my moniker should have an initial capital. That simple question got me thinking. A bit of background I adopted … Continue reading

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Pendantry (an explication)

Picture, if you will, in your mind’s eye, a small boy. Gangly, gawky, somewhat geeky; he likes girls, and is constantly puzzled by the attitude of his peers, who seem to think that this makes him somehow not quite right … Continue reading

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Many tuppences make a pile of change

I have another couple of tuppences: I find it encouraging to see that there are so many initiatives working to deal with the serious issues facing our world. I find it disheartening to see this resulting in a great many … Continue reading

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Anyone got a noose?

Ah, Microsoft, Microsoft, Microsoft… I’ve been having trouble with Internet Exploder for some considerable millennia now, so I finally give up on it in disgust and switch to FireFox (while reflecting that the only reason I went back to MSIE, … Continue reading

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Passwords: storing passwords

Back in 2007 I wrote a post (One Ring To Rule Them All) detailing my idea for coping with the Internet-necessitated need to manage a whole bunch of passwords with some modicum of security, and without fear of tearing all your … Continue reading

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