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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!
Happy Holidays – to EVERYONE!   Wishing you all the very best in the coming new year!   Related posts: Still in the weeds… … or rather, in the boxes. Heaps of pardons and... Happy Holidays! Happy holidays to all! To my clients, thank you for... Happy Holidays! Happy Holidays to all!   Wishing you all ...

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!
Happy Holidays to all!   Wishing you all the very best in the new year! Related posts: Still in the weeds… … or rather, in the boxes. Heaps of pardons and... Happy Holidays! Happy holidays to all! To my clients, thank you for...

A Brief History of the World Wide Web

A Brief History of the World Wide Web
Well, this is quite possibly the geekiest thing I’ve ever posted, but as a fact, it’s kinda cool. 1989 March, 1989 – Tim Berners-Lee submits a proposal for a distributed information system at CERN. 1990 December, 1990 – The world’s first website and server go live at CERN. 1991 January, 1991 – The Web extends to ...

Powerless over vanity…

Powerless over vanity...
No insect hangs its nest on threads as frail as those which will sustain the weight of human vanity. Edith Wharton My favorite quote from Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth notwithstanding, vanity in all its forms, is often a great equalizer. Even the humblest of us has it for something – looks, talent, success, ...

Thank you, Google-Free-Listing Scammers… 2

Thank you, Google-Free-Listing Scammers...
This is what you hear: “Our records show that you have not updated your free Google listing….” This is what they are really saying: “Even though I’m not affiliated with Google at all, I will continue to call this number over and over and over again until someone falls for my scam, I drive you ...

This is the Windows Technical Support calling… 1

This is the Windows Technical Support calling...
As a general rule, there is something immensely enjoyable about scamming a scammer.  Or at least playing along. And, much like a soft drink before the sugar substitutes took over the world, the act of scolding said scammer is delightful and refreshing, especially when you get to spend those precious moments with the Windows Technical ...

Still in the weeds…

… or rather, in the boxes. Heaps of pardons and apologies to all and a thousand thank yous for your patience during my move to new digs which merged conveniently (not) with the flu and the holiday season. I am, as they say, dancing as fast as I can, but if I don’t return a ...

Mission to the Edge of Space

Apropos of nothing except science, exploration, ingenuity and daring. Just, wow. No related posts.

Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays to all! To my clients, thank you for your continued business, and best wishes to all in the new year! Warmest regards, Debbie Monterey Bay Design No related posts.

Steve Jobs… 2

Things that happened today… Ironically enough, took delivery and began setup of  my father’s brand new iMac. As a confirmed PC person, I was talking up Steve’s brilliance as a technical and artistic visionary to yet another confirmed PC person as I marveled at the sheer beauty of the new iMac. I spoke at length ...