TECHNOLOGY: Why Password Managers are Safer than the Alternatives - Password vaults really are your most secure solutionby Leo A. Notenboom If you're not using a password manager, you're likely compromising your security more than necessary. Here's why using one is safer. Recently I tried to use RoboForm… Continue reading
SENIORS: 3379 deaths in LTC homes….does anyone care? - Incredible how the public is willing to let old people die....does anyone really care??? We know the government of Ontario sure doesn't. It accepts this incredible death rate in long term care residents by retaining the minister of… Continue reading
RICHARD's desk: An very interesting site but expensive… - This is a very interesting site and confirms my view that there are many young people who care, are energetic and work to improve the world they are inheriting. The site is dynamic, stimulating and engaging, to say… Continue reading
TODD reflects...: Remembering earlier times of violence… - Violence seems to closer to the norm these days than it should be. Americans can remember when their participation in aggressive actions were for the safety of free peoples and fighting for democracy. Todd empathizes with a West… Continue reading
RICHARD's desk: Tough times don’t last, tough people do! - These are tough times, the COVID pandemic anxieties increase, the repercussions of which, on me at least, are expand waist-line, increase the need for spiritual sustenance, the single malt kind, inspire new recipe testing, some once very rejectable.… Continue reading
From NAKINA...: Jan 24 – Recipe, ‘rona vaccine testing, Washington wipeout - Readers WriteAnd I'd say we got a decent mix of humour in this one.....check 'em out: *The more you weigh, the harder you are to kidnap. Stay safe. Eat cake. **To those who still wear their masque below… Continue reading
WAG Notifications: ZOOM meeting, Feb 4, 7 pm - A note from SHEILA TUCKER regarding an opportunity to read your work: Hello poets and writers. I hope all is well with you. It has been a while. But February is almost upon us, and I did say… Continue reading
RICHARD's desk: “A strange country…” - If you don't know Rosie Dimanno, a Toronto Star journalist who writes both opinion commentaries and insightful sports columns, you are really missing one of the very best newspaper writers of modern times. If you have never read… Continue reading
RICHARD's desk: From time to time, let us remind you… - Saul Alinsky was a well known political theorist and activist in Chicago in the mid 20th century. He is credited with the "9 day theory" which holds that no matter how bad the story, it will be replaced… Continue reading
RICHARD reads reviews: THE ORDER, Daniel Silva - The Order, Daniel Silva SynopsisIt was nearly one a.m. by the time he crawled into bed. Chiara was reading a novel, oblivious to the television, which was muted. On the screen was a live shot of St. Peter’s… Continue reading
TECHNOLOGY: Avoid malware infections in 2021 - For those of you interested in diving more deeply into your computer security, here is a lengthy read that will give you some advice on how to avoid malware infections... Click ADVICE     Continue reading
DIVERSIONS: Home Moaners’ Manual … a must read for the funny bone - Ginger Kuenzel is an American writer who we met in Florida. She is a very dynamic, energetic humourist, a breath of fresh air for these worrisome times. She is amazing at finding humour in the most common and… Continue reading
SENIORS: Strategies to reduce the risk of falls in the winter - The winter for Southern Ontario, particularly the GTA region, has been amazing in terms of snowfall. We have had 2 days where the snowfall has exceeded 30 cm in the latter part of 2020. People should still be… Continue reading
RICHARD's desk: Get a human - Ever try to contact a company only to find they have so many barriers, protective walls, that you can't get to a person. This can be very irritating. Here's another way to find a real person behind the… Continue reading
WRITERS: A very challenging contest for writers - The Writers Digest is sponsoring a contest inviting writers to participate in this contest. You are given timelines and parameters for writing a short story, the winners are selected at various stages receiving cash prizes. There is an… Continue reading
WAG: Backup your computer….or else ! - Backup your data or else...or else you will suffer the consequences: lost data, lost installed programs, lost information, costly loss of time in trying to recover everything. If you do not have a system in place to backup… Continue reading
RECIPES by LISA: Roasted Veggies – delish!!! - Roasted veggies, delicious as a side dish, as a topping on pizza dough, as filler for soft tacos, or put them into tortillas. They are a versatile and healthy addition to your cooking repertoire. Roasted Veggies - delish!!!… Continue reading
WAG: Workshops (via ZOOM) of interest - WAG ADVISORY GROUP members may find some of these workshops of interest. Click the link to visit the site for more information. Continue reading