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Entries from October 2012

Shoulder Surgery, Next Generation

October 25th, 2012 · 5 Comments

Not me this time. Derek tore the labrum in his left shoulder playing soccer a few months ago. He had laparoscopic surgery this morning to repair it. Everything went well and he is at our house spaced out on pain pills this evening. The labrum helps hold the arm bone (humerus) in the socket. When […]

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October 24th, 2012 · 5 Comments

I’ve just subscribed to a VOIP telephone service, Ooma. That’s “Voice Over IP”, which means it uses my internet connection to make phone calls. The main advantage is cost. The monthly fee amounts to about $4, which includes unlimited calls anywhere in the US and Canada. International calls are cheap too — Taiwan landlines cost […]

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Tags: Computers, Tech & Science · Family Updates


October 9th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Gisele and I are off for California tomorrow, spending a couple of days in the LA area before heading up to San Francisco for a few more days. Derek and Apollo are staying home.

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