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From the bottom of the barrel...

July 16, 2015 03:34PM
I place this as from the bottom of the barrel, largely because I hope I am not too late. This make me think of a couple ideas that circulate on other media.

One, some health benefits are realized by getting up from the desk chairs frequently. It help circulation, as I understand. Most of our modern careers require that we sit at desks instead of following mule teams steering plows, so our blood just does not circulate as well. Maybe the body try to compensate with higher pressures.

Second and with number one, put your tea cups, coffee pots, juice glasses, &c. on a table that is too far away to roll, assuming castered chairs, and reach. This will force getting up once in a while. If you have hot drinks, incredible for this kind of weather we are getting in the American West, use a little warming plate. The device has a switch that need some weight to turn on the warmer, so that an empty cup get turned off.

Third: I find the USB thumb drives and connections to spinning drive units to be most effective back ups. The USB thumb drives are cheap enough to have about six rotating in service; the oldest become the next back up. One or two of them, as you please, can be taken elsewhere for off-site back up. They work well for work migration, and if neccessary between two desktops. BTW, I cannot imagine a thumb drive being the sole repository of files unless the machine's drive went FUBAR. My essential files get thumb drive migrated from the primary to the secondary set, so that keep three copies of the most recent work.

A couple asides: As laptops replace desktops, the laptop's battery tend to eliminate the need for Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS). For desktops, get one. Especially if your electric service is flaky. If not, then they should be load-tested once in a while: That mean, pull the plug to the UPS and work the set and be ready to do one of two things, as you choose, when the urgency warning horn sound. Shut down the computer or plug the UPS back in.

I have no useful clue as to the helpful fuzzy buddies. When Tabby make the parade, from the number pad to the [Caps Lock] end and turn to starboard, she may have shown her displeasure at not being the center of attention for so long.

"The avalanche has started. It is too late for the pebbles to vote." -Ambassador Kosh Naranek


Sarah WaldockJuly 12, 2015 07:02PM

From the bottom of the barrel...

Rae ElaineJuly 16, 2015 03:34PM

Re: Modified rapture re reprobate's redemption

Sarah WaldockJuly 15, 2015 11:25AM

Re: Disaster

Jean M.July 13, 2015 07:34PM

Re: thanks and OOER

Sarah WaldockJuly 13, 2015 11:05PM

Re: thanks and OOER

Jean M.July 14, 2015 08:40PM

Re: thanks and OOER

Sarah WaldockJuly 14, 2015 09:28PM

Re: thanks and OOER?

Rae ElaineJuly 15, 2015 03:45PM

Re: thanks and OOER?

Sarah WaldockJuly 15, 2015 04:41PM

Re: thanks and OOER??

Rae ElaineJuly 16, 2015 03:09PM

Re: thanks and OOER??

NickiJuly 17, 2015 12:47PM

Re: thanks for explaining for me, Nicki (nfm)

Sarah WaldockJuly 23, 2015 08:09PM

Re: Disaster

nicoletteJuly 13, 2015 01:24PM

Re:thank you!

Sarah WaldockJuly 13, 2015 07:20PM

Re: Disaster

Agnes BeatrixJuly 12, 2015 11:19PM

Re: Thanks!

Sarah WaldockJuly 12, 2015 11:36PM


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