If you’re cleaning up your Mac drive, here’s one set of files you can discard

This is an old article but I found it useful just today so perhaps you will too. https://www.macworld.com/article/3230459/itunes-127-can-you-emreallyem-delete-ios-apps-stored-by-itunes.html iTunes 12.7: Can you really delete iOS apps stored by iTunes? By Glenn Fleishman, Senior Contributor, Macworld | OCT 25, 2017 5:00 AM PDT When Apple updated iTunes to version 12.7, it overhauled the iOS/iTunes interaction. We ran a guide, “iTunes 12.7: How to … Continue reading If you’re cleaning up your Mac drive, here’s one set of files you can discard

Canada just a border away but their reading choices are different

Some of these choices are totally familiar. Others are totally new. Perfect. https://www.cbc.ca/radio/checkup/looking-for-a-new-summer-read-notable-canadians-share-their-top-book-picks-1.5672603? Looking for a new summer read? Notable Canadians share their top book picks Sen. Murray Sinclair, mystery author Louise Penny on what they're reading this summer CBC Radio · Posted: Aug 03, 2020 10:08 AM ET | Last Updated: August 3 What … Continue reading Canada just a border away but their reading choices are different

Is nothing healthy any more? Seltzer

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/02/the-sad-truth-about-seltzer/433947/? The Sad Truth About Seltzer The delightful little bubbles in La Croix and Perrier are kind of bad for your teeth.Olga Khazan February 1, 2016 Quinn Dombrowski / Flickr There are things people know in their hearts to be true, that they nonetheless hope are not true. This is a story about one such … Continue reading Is nothing healthy any more? Seltzer

How I wish society as a whole could handle the maskless as airlines do

I thoroughly enjoy articles that set out facts, clearly explain the analysis being applied, and tear to bits the American insistence on individual "rights" over the health of the community. If only these arguments were applied in the gun "rights" arena. Coronavirus FAQ: Can An Airline Put You On A No-Fly List For Refusing To … Continue reading How I wish society as a whole could handle the maskless as airlines do

The logic behind the coin shortage produced by the pandemic

The nicest explanation I've seen yet for not only why there's a coin shortage but who gets hurt by it. https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2020/08/national-coin-shortage-everything-to-know.html Everything You Need to Know About the National Coin Shortage By Molly Olmstead Aug 07, 20201:29 PM A nurse visits a laundromat in Florida on Thursday. Tony Giberson via Imagn Content Services LLC If … Continue reading The logic behind the coin shortage produced by the pandemic

Age alone can be a reason not to go to family gatherings (bummer)

Am not this old yet, but I'm still in a position where it's really difficult to conclude that it's simply not safe for me to venture out for some expeditions. I empathize totally with this writer. https://www.nextavenue.org/over-80-and-healthy-but-no-birthday-trip/ The pandemic changes plans, but there is gratitude for good health By Elaine SolowayAugust 7, 2020 Credit: AdobeThe … Continue reading Age alone can be a reason not to go to family gatherings (bummer)

Everybody has a book or two they meant to read, but never did — here’s 24

https://www.bookbub.com/blog/popular-books-i-wish-i-read-sooner Books I Wish I Had Read Sooner: 24 Readers Share By BookBub•August 6, 2020•5 min read We’ve all seen it happen: A book becomes popular, and suddenly everyone is talking about it. For one reason or another, you don’t read it right away — and when you do, you wonder, “Why didn’t I read … Continue reading Everybody has a book or two they meant to read, but never did — here’s 24

Help your cat live longer

Even if you think you cat is doing fine there may be things you can do to extent the healthy part of their lives. https://thebestcatpage.com/10-ways-help-extend-cats-life/ by Daniel Torres 5.8kviews The life expectancy of your average cat is around 15 years. Indoor cats seem to survive a few more years due to better conditioning and health … Continue reading Help your cat live longer

Do you think Instagram is just celebrities and influencers? Nope

Ten Instagram Advocacy Accounts You Should Be Following OutvoteAug 6 · 2 min read This election year has proven unlike any other. Campaigns and voters across the country have had to mobilize on social media in lieu of traditional organizing and canvassing, making Instagram activism more common than ever: we’re inundated with Stories every day … Continue reading Do you think Instagram is just celebrities and influencers? Nope

Book lovers need USPS — and how to help

https://bookriot.com/why-booklovers-need-usps/ Danika Ellis Aug 6, 2020 The USPS is in trouble. For the short version, check out John Oliver’s explanation on Last Week Tonight. The slightly longer version is that 2006’s Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act required the United States Postal Service to pre-pay health and retirement benefits 75 years into the future—a requirement that … Continue reading Book lovers need USPS — and how to help

State Department removes international travel restrictions

This one makes zero sense to me as it's contrary to everything that Miller and Trump stand for. I can only believe that the restrictions in place have affected tourism and international trade more than anticipated. American tourists and even business visitors are unwelcome in many unexpected places. Aruba was in a closed bubble with … Continue reading State Department removes international travel restrictions

It’s beach time — getting the sand off your body

https://www.tyla.com/life/real-life-travel-woman-shares-genius-hack-to-get-sand-off-your-feet-in-seconds-20200802 Woman Shares Genius Hack To Get Sand Off Your Feet in Seconds Naomi Chadderton in Awesome Published 15:11, Sunday 02 August 2020 BST We all love a good day at the beach. But the mountains of sand you find in your swimsuit, car and everywhere in between when you get home? Not so much. Luckily, one … Continue reading It’s beach time — getting the sand off your body