A Deceptive Hill

See this hill? There is an side-on view and an end-on view. It looks like a hog-back ridge.             A hog back ridge is caused […]

A Much Traveled Watch

Some years ago my mother gave me a watch, describing it as ‘Aunt Hettie’s watch’. I was pretty vague as to who ‘Aunt Hettie’ was and why my mother had […]


In our house we really like our coffee. It doesn’t mean we drink it all day, the limit it 4 cups a day, usually three, and just sometimes less if […]

I need to rant about couriers. Does anyone else get the same run around I do?Okay, maybe my situation is a little odd.We have a house in the country and […]

The new monitor arrived today from Dell. I expected it on Thursday but it turned up two days early. I won’t complain. It is an SX2210, a 21.5″ (we still […]