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Earlier this season I put out the initial projection for the 2019 hurricane season and at the time it appeared that the season would be near normal or slightly below normal. A lot of things have changed since that initial forecast.

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Many people are surprised when they get their new machine home and someone sends them email with a Word or XL document attached and they cannot open it.

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If you have been watching the PGA Tour these past several weeks, you very likely learned something. You may have learned how to play just like a touring professional. Or as I like to call it “How to play a round of golf in just under six hours”.

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I grew up in a family that believed olive oil was created by the Greek God Zeus to help little Greek boys be strong as bull.

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We have all heard the saying “Drive for show, putt for dough”. We see this every week on the professional tours. The person bombing it off the tee seldom, if ever, beats the golfer with the hot putter.

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Windows (or any operating system) can get overwhelmed from time to time. I’m not saying that Windows can be overwhelming from time to time – it can, but sometimes Windows just stops functioning and you can’t seem to do anything.

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Today's political climate is a mess. It seems like everyone either loves or hates their representatives. Sadly, it's not just a little one way of the other. People actually hate or love them with a scary passion.

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One of the questions that I am asked frequently has to do with all of the icons on the typical Windows desktop. “Aren’t they slowing things down? I never use most of them, can’t we get rid of them?”

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If you love to tend to your outdoor garden, you are more likely than not to be bitten by at least several fire ants on any given day. These pesky critters are well known for their aggressive behavior and they will swarm over anybody or anything that might disturb their nest. Fire ants have b…

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This was not an easy article to write, as Internet research on the topic of Florida laws and the elderly caused me much concern. Those of you who follow my writing know that I am not an attorney. The closest I have come to that status was enforcing the Uniform Code of Military Justice, a far…

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I remember when I got my first laptop back in the 1990s, how wonderful life was going to be – I imagined how easy it would be when someone called while I was on the road, I could just open the cover, tap a few keys and have all the information I needed at my fingertips. I also recall a faile…

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The heat is on! My backyard and my oven have something in common. Their temperature! With a heat index in triple figures, playing an outdoor sport such as golf is likely not the best idea for many of us wishing to get in some exercise or just to get out of the house. However, should you insi…

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Hi everybody and welcome. One look at the plant food section of your local nursery or retail store can make a person literally dizzy. There are so many different a la carte nutrients that sometimes it is hard to understand what they are all for. Today, I am going to discuss a few of those pr…

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We all try to play this beautiful game by the rules. For us here in the United States, that means going by the “Rules of Golf” as put forth by the United States Golf Association.

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One of the misconceptions about computers (and the internet in general) that many people have is this idea that things should work and look just as they did yesterday and the day before. I find myself explaining that the computer isn’t a static, stationary object like a VCR or a toaster but …

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I can’t count the amount of times I have dropped fruit and vegetables on the floor and they inevitably roll under tables, across the kitchen floor, under the refrigerator, and finally land in the living room.

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Over the past eight months I have answered our helpline, trying to solve problems and guide people to available services. Based on the calls I have received, it is time to do an article about Helping Seniors and how we can assist you.

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On July 4th each year, we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence and our birth as a free nation.

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Are you giving your computer enough time to think? It’s a legitimate question; do you allow your computer time to fulfill your requests or do you become impatient and overwhelm it with duplicate requests by clicking again and again when the computer doesn’t give you an answer fast enough? Be…

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According People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), in just seven years’ time, one unaltered female cat and her offspring can produce more than 370,000 kittens, with about half of those able to survive. The number in slightly lower for dogs. In just two years, a female dog and her …

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That time of the year loathed by all golfers is here. As courses ready themselves for the summer, golfers across this land will swear at every course superintendent. The most important part of getting a course ready for the heat and rain of summer is aerification. It is this process that rem…

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Hi everybody and welcome! I think one of the most feared and least known about creature in our gardens and yards is a slinky critter known as the snake. Most common garden snakes are not poisonous and are actually beneficial to your yard or garden. Some people actually find them as welcome v…

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Asian food covers a great deal of territory and includes the most populous areas of the world with the most diverse types of cuisines.

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My least favorite major is here. Our national championship takes place this week at one of the world's most beautiful spots, Pebble Beach Golf Links.