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Thinking About Photography, Repairing My Rebel

I've been thinking about my journey into photography and this being placed on hiatus because my Rebel has had a mechanical issue with the shutter.  I speculate that we got some sand in the case when in The Bahamas last year on our family cruise, even though we were desperately careful to protect this from [...]

By | January 18th, 2015|Photography, Toby|0 Comments

F1 Drivers Champions

Champion by Year 2014 - Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes 2013 - Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Red Bull 2012 - Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Red Bull 2011 - Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Red Bull 2010 - Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Red Bull 2009 - Jenson Button (Britain) Brawn 2008 - Lewis Hamilton (Britain) McLaren 2007 - Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) Ferrari [...]

By | November 30th, 2014|Formula One, Toby|0 Comments

Supercharge Your WordPress Development – Part 1

For WordPress development I normally use a local development environment utilizing either XAMPP or WAMP.  I then push my files and database to the remote server where the website is hosted. There are a number of tricks and tips that I have discovered or developed, used and abused that I want to share.  This post [...]

By | June 30th, 2014|development, Featured, php, programming, Toby, WordPress|0 Comments

Cancer Can Die!

2014 Relay for Life is complete.  Wow, what an exciting time we had, and what a time for reflection. Cancer Can Die! Why does the Dawes Family join with the HEARTS OF HOPE team at the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event in Greenwich, NY? We Relay For Life! To ad-lib on Melissa Etheridge's "I Run [...]

By | June 21st, 2014|Charlotte, family, JoAnn, Lucinda, TEAM Charlotte, Toby|0 Comments

Cover #3 – Segregation Lunch Counters

The third "Facebook Cover" in my series is in honor of Segregated Lunch Counters becoming forbidden in Washington D.C. by Supreme Court. Visit on Facebook | Other History from June 8th

By | June 6th, 2014|Facebook Covers|0 Comments

Cover #2 – D-Day Landings in Normandy

The second in the "Facebook Covers" topic is an remembrance for the D-Day Landings in Normandy on June 6th, 1944.  As part of Operation Overload the landings were the largest seaborne invasion in history, was the beginning of the invasion of German-occupied western Europe, leading the way to the restoration of the French Republic, and contributed to an [...]

By | June 4th, 2014|Facebook Covers|0 Comments

Cover #1 – Happy Anniversary!

Starting my "Facebook Covers" topic, I begin with June 2nd, 2001 the day that JoAnn and I were married.  This photo was taken on the deck outside The Shoreline Restaurant in Lake George, where we had our reception. Visit on Facebook

By | June 2nd, 2014|Facebook Covers|0 Comments

Chromebook Tips: Find Your Network IP and MAC Address

Sometimes it is important to know your network IP Address, and even your MAC address. An IP (Internet Protocol) address is a numeric label assigned to each device connected to a network as a unique identifier.  It also allows other devices to locate your computer. A MAC (media access control) address is another unique code [...]

By | March 29th, 2014|Chromebook, Featured|0 Comments

It all begins with a phone call…

My mother calls and once I pick up the phone she asks, "Can you put Charlotte Emma on, please?" I call out into the depths of the house, "Charlotte! The phone is for you."  Something that I seriously did not expect to find myself saying, at least not for a few more years! She enters [...]

By | March 26th, 2014|Charlotte, family, Featured, Laughs and Strange Things, Toby|0 Comments

Mind Tricks

I have always liked a good mental game, so I thought I'd share this one that I saw on Facebook. It is so simple, yet it took me a minute to figure out the answer.  I was stuck on what I believe should be the issue, but in reality the answer was elsewhere.  In life [...]

By | March 25th, 2014|Featured, Laughs and Strange Things|0 Comments