Monthly Archives: October 2018
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Privacy doesn’t exist on the Internet. There is no such thing as total privacy on the Internet. You can minimize surveillance and somewhat defend against intruders, but there is only one near 100% safeguard….
An angel left her a gift on the back porch… a baby.
Took me back to my own cottage days in Parry Sound, summers of swimming, family, and fun.
Google Chrome is watching you. In fact, it is tracking every move you make on your computer from email content to browser searches. You can escape from these handcuffs by changing your search engine to a company which respects your … Continue reading
Rotzy minces no words. He reveals his coleslaw recipe is stolen. From Paula Deen, the grand ‘dam of the southern cooking, American south, herself a scandal victim for her use of racial slurs. All the controversy aside here’s Rotzy coleslaw … Continue reading
Get your hands off that mouse. Be more productive and efficient by using keyboard shortcuts.
“First class !” a student’s assessment of City of Pickering’s iPad course. Excellent in many areas: teacher, content, handout material and skills taught. Every iPad user should take this course.
Kudos to the City of Pickering for presenting another success! The Active Living Fair was great and really enjoyed by all that attended it.
OK, maybe you cannot beat getting a cold or the flu but there are some things you can do besides getting the flu shot early in the season, like NOW! Also, eat healthy, adding these foods to your diet to … Continue reading
The olde folks are adapting to life in the cosmopolitan southern climes. Rotzy builds up his “awesome” steam as he speeds along the roadway. Then read how he goes ballistic with the parole hearing for a convicted murderer. And, Rotzy makes … Continue reading
Though the intent was meaningful and worth of merit, the election planners’ goal of increasing the voter turnout failed. The turnout was dismal, less than 40%. Far less even than in the last election. The actual turnout is too embarrassing and … Continue reading
PICKERING Election Results Mayor Dave RYAN 12959 Eileen HIGDON 3647 Wesley HENRY 2620 Bert CORTEZ 370 Regional Councillor – Ward 1 Kevin ASHE 3318 Musa MANSUAR 2526 Robert JONES 771 Usha CHAHAR 311 Regional Councillor – Ward 2 Bill McLEAN … Continue reading
Gmail is the best of email apps. The Google app has more features than any other email app, making it the email app of choice. However, a caveat: Google is in the business of tracking or watching you, from … Continue reading
COMPUTER BASICS W Gmail pages
An interesting comment about Internet voting in Durham. This was on the editorial page of the Oct. 21 edition of the Toronto Star.
The Pearl that Broke Its Shell is the debut novel of an Afghan-American writer, Nadia Hashimi’s. She weaves a fictional tale of two sisters, Rahima and Shekiba, growing up in a misogynistic, feudal, sectarian society in Afghanistan. The story takes … Continue reading
George Ashe Community Centre SPOTLIGHT SERIES Lectures on timely issues relating to older adults 55+. Click Durham Alzheimer’s society to learn about the Oct. 18th presentation. _____________________________________________________________ The SPOTLIGHT SERIES talk by the Durham Alzheimer’s Society Click on … Continue reading
Travelling? Use this checklist relating to your meds.
Ageing is inevitable. However, you can slow the process for your brain by practicing these activities. Get that brain moving !
Mr. Cortez is truly representative of many Canadians, an immigrant whose first language is not English. Readers should read past his humble way of expressing a very serious message to voters. We wish Mr. Cortez all the best.
Fermo is warning you. Get your flu shot now or you’ll be sicker than a dog soon. It’s flu season, and everyone who is able should get a flu shot.
Writers being sought… Deadline: November 30, 2018
You won’t believe this newest scam, but it’s out there.
A LOG Book to JOG your MEMORY It’s a LOG Book which will help you keep track of how you dealt with problems, issues, repairs and difficulties you have had with your home, auto, etc. This is a great tool … Continue reading
A great little grocery store just like in the old days !
Talkin’ elevators, odourless chili, pet fox “Helen Reddy” …the banana belt’s a region of endless discovery for Rotzy and Miz Jo
The Islamic community in Pickering demonstrates a real commitment to becoming a very active and positive member of the community. It is succeeding very well.
Eat better, live better. Diet and nutrition are the routes to improving one’s energy, health and overall and well being.
A final message for the campaign…
Your iPad needs a credit card in order for you to be able to access the APPLE STORE. APPS Apps are little programs which allow you to carry out some actions on your iPad easily. These programs are obtained through … Continue reading
Fermo cautions that flu season is upon us. There are ways to defend yourself to avoid becoming “sick as a dog!”
A final campaign message from Shaheen Butt, Ward 3 Councillor
__Important phone numbers: TELEHEALTH ( Ont ): 1 866 797 0000 DURHAM DOCTORS: 905 619 6641 __ [ Limited hours ] ___Other useful numbers: NUMBERS ___For SENIORS: _____ CALL __Durham POLICE non-emergency: 1 (888) 579-1520___
Some final campaign words from candidate Maurice Brenner….
Rotzy’s back. He’s back and in fine form. Fit as a fiddle, organized and orderly, finishing the final touches on the move to back … back to the balmy south.
The choice is clear!
A sad state of affairs led by the USA first. Where are we going socially? When will we relinquish the male dominance of our society.
Ticks are a clear and present danger. Please protect my buddies from ticks. Pets that go outside are at risk of tick attack…monitor your pet for tick attacks.
Need some help? Finding a phone number? Finding a service? Finding a solution to an problem in your home? A legal issue? A financial issue?
Need some assistance with a party? Consider catering by FARM BOY.
Medical myths exploded: The surprising truth about loneliness Claudia Hammond
“You’re entitled to a refund!” The scam goes on instructing you to press certain keys….
Connecting to the Internet requires a number of steps but the process is an easy one.
Get a special card, strictly for use online.
And another one, even ! You may not be familiar with this kind of scam, but it is still very dangerous.
Ring, ring, ring….another one. Watch out for this one.
WIN 10 manual Oct 2018
October, a month of much change…leaves, city councillors, mayors, premiers. A very dynamic month.
Lisa Robinson, candidate councillor in Ward 1, recognizes seniors have important issues which should be addressed.