When I initially setup my Wii to use wireless, I recall information about wireless being not as good as wired. I ignored it because really I did not plan to game online. Even with Netflix, I figured it ought to work fine because the wireless speeds on my laptop allow me to watch videos without… Continue reading Netflix Wired Better
Gift Hat, originally uploaded by Ezra S F. Lat year at the Easter Eggtravaganza, I took a water gun from Mason (a couple times). This year he let me know as soon as he saw me I was going down in the water balloon fight. I declined to play. So he gave me this part… Continue reading Gift Hat
Movie or television subtitles are fine. It preserves the voice of the speaker while allowing me to understand the content. However, how do people read white text on a yellow background? In this case, white text on a yellow shirt. Contrast is important for readability. Or white on light blue. Or white on white. I would… Continue reading White Text on Yellow Background
One of those Facebook poll things had a list of American Film Institute top 100 movies. Fortunately for me, Netflix Watch Instantly has several of the ones I wanted to see. Network was one of them. The scene where Beale, the news announcer breaks down in the rant, “I’m mad as hell, and I’m not… Continue reading Network
This is closer to the kind of teacher I wanted to be. Forget rote facts. Learn how to solve problems. Given today is the First Day of Ridván, I figured it very appropriate. Happy Ridván!
This clip from an NPR article, The Sad Beautiful Fact That We’re Going To Miss Almost Everything, resonated strongly with me. I feel like there are too many books to read in order to read them all. Now, everything gets dropped into our laps, and there are really only two responses if you want to… Continue reading Cull and Surrender
Found outside Romano’s Macaroni Grill in Tallahassee, FL. My best guess is a Broad-Winged Hawk. I went outside and tried to get another better photo. Without glass obscuring my presence, he or she was very much aware of my presence. I could not get close enough to take a better photo.
I saw this truck on I-20. It surprised me the marketer who designed this did not think of paint as a toxic chemical. So perhaps it might not be good for it to cover the earth.
Mom started building a fish pond about a decade ago. It was her way of not thinking about work. (I just read.) Most of the fish are gone now. She is excited about the turtle who appeared a couple of weeks ago. While I was around we only found this frog and some tadpoles. This… Continue reading Froggy
Google Video told me I have to move my videos before they delete them on May 13, 2011. They suggested Youtube (since Google owns Youtube). Instead of a button to move them all to Youtube with the titles, descriptions, and view counts intact, they gave me a link to my video status page where I… Continue reading Google Video EOL May 13, 2011