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Entries from May 2009

France Again

May 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Gisele left early this morning for her annual month in France. She is only taking 3 weeks of class this year, in the city of Tours. The other week will be spent traveling around the country. Angela happens to be there at the same time, so Gisele will get to spend some time with her […]

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Bees be gone!

May 12th, 2009 · 4 Comments

After 4 days of vacuuming up bees, I decided it was time to get serious. I went to Lowe’s and bought a can of “Wasp and Hornet Spray”. They can’t advertise that it kills bees because they are protected, but they assured me it would work fine. I found the most likely place for a […]

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The Birds and the Bees

May 9th, 2009 · 8 Comments

I am having problems with both birds and bees. First, the birds: My peaches are ripening on the tree in my back yard, and there are lots of bites and nibbles. The worst part is that birds will eat them at a greener state than I will, so they spoil them before they are ripe […]

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Browser Tips

May 5th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I use Firefox to browse the internet, instead of Internet Explorer, of course. Here are a few other things I’ve found that improve my browsing experience. 1) Install Adblock Plus, and activate one of the subscriptions. This will get rid of most ads. 2) Install FlashBlock. This prevents Flash from playing until you click on […]

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Tags: Computers, Tech & Science