In general, outside the environmental activity area, I’ve avoided political posts. But this article does a superb job of summing up the consequences of acquitting Donald J. Trump under the legal theories espoused during the trial. Democracy, and its separation of powers, in the United States will — and I mean this literally — will … Continue reading Frightening article about the effect of an acquittal
Month: January 2020
Side effects of coronavirus will include interruption of Kindle shipments from China
Isn’t it time you switched from the email provider you have?
For what it's worth, I have Gmail. Yes, there are privacy concerns and I have to check my options fairly regularly. Overall, however, I am quite happy with it. Switch From Your Internet Provider’s Email to Something Better When you signed up for internet access, you probably got an email address. That’s fine, but you … Continue reading Isn’t it time you switched from the email provider you have?
Medicare Policy May Cut Physical Therapy in Skilled Nursing Facilities
A new Medicare policy and payment model may cut physical therapy for some patients. Here's how to advocate for yourself or a loved one. — Read on http://www.nextavenue.org/medicare-policy-physical-therapy/
Flexibits | Fantastical | The calendar app you won’t be able to live without.
I love this company's calendar. Am fairly sure I don't need all the other bells and whistles. But this new version is worth considering. [their heading] Fantastical, the calendar app you won't be able to live without. Quickly create new events and reminders with natural language input and more. — Read on flexibits.com/fantastical
Amazon’s Kindle Voyage to go back on sale, at least briefly
More Refillable Bottles, Less Ocean Plastic
The sentence that leaped out to me here is that substitution of only 10% of the virgin plastic bottles with refillable glass would reduce the plastic waste by over 20%. This is something we should be pushing for now More Refillable Bottles, Less Ocean Plastic - Our Daily Planet — Read on http://www.ourdailyplanet.com/story/more-refillable-bottles-less-ocean-plastic/
Updates to iOS released
10 Books Like ‘The Hunger Games’ to Keep the Odds Ever In Your Favor
[from website] Suzanne Collins' landmark dystopian trilogy was a true phenomenon. Here are ten books like 'The Hunger Games' with complicated protagonists and compelling social commentary. — Read on theportalist.com/books-like-the-hunger-games
Even Oprah hasn’t figured out that “black lives matter” applies to Latinx in books
Whether or not she always enjoys her status, Oprah Winfrey has great power by virtue of her fame and familiarity. One area where what she says means dollars in the pockets of small bookstore owners is her periodic recommendation of a book to read. When Oprah speaks out on other issues such as #metoo or … Continue reading Even Oprah hasn’t figured out that “black lives matter” applies to Latinx in books
Expert Kindle users!! I need help deleting inactive subscriptions
Frankly I'm not even sure that there's a way to complete this task, but am sending this question out to the world. When I got my first Kindle in 2007, I briefly subscribed to a magazine and a newspaper that were delivered to the device. I preferred reading them elsewhere and promptly cancelled the subscriptions. … Continue reading Expert Kindle users!! I need help deleting inactive subscriptions