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Depending which article, journal, magazine, etc, you read, you get a different view on the seriousness of COVID-19. While I am not a medical person, over the years I have managed to acquire what I hope is ‘Common Sense.’ There are things we can do that make sense and others that do not. This…

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Is it just me, or has golf of late become paramount to playing on the Sun? I'm not saying it is hot out there. That would be understating the obvious.

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Hi everybody and welcome! If you have not done so already, now would be a great time to get your yard hurricane proofed to get ready for the potentially busy 2020 hurricane season. Now is the time to get your trees pruned back, make a plan on what you are going to take inside and what you mi…

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When most people in America think of Italian food, the first thing that comes to mine is spaghetti and meatballs, pepperoni pizza, chicken parmesan, shrimp Scampi, Italian subs, marinara sauce, Fettucine Alfredo and Italian dressing.

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They may be lurking behind bushes or standing right out in the open. Where ever they are, you need to pay close attention to your golf equipment or you may find yourself without it.

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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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For as long as I can remember growing up, my family would serve fresh artichokes whenever they were in season, usually March through May.

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As I write this I am reflecting on my day. Today was Fathers' Day. I spent it with my daughters and my wife. It was a great day that included my oldest daughter's roommate and many well-wishes from my youngest daughter's friends. Many of them refer to me as their “extra” dad. It is a title t…

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With all the talk about the use of chemicals in the garden and their effect on the environment, most of us are trying to find better ways to do important outdoor tasks that need to be done. Fortunately, there are many ways to take care of things like weeds, pests and even natural ways to fer…

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In my last article on long term care (LTC), I wrote about ways to keep a person in their home safely, often at a cost lower than care outside the home, which is usually not desired by the patient. In addressing the elements of either in-home or facility care, there are many considerations to…

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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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I remember when I got my first laptop back in the 1990s, how wonderful life as 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 failed…

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This weekend marked the start of the rest of the 2020 golf season for the PGA Tour. The Charles Schwab Challenge, played at Colonial Golf Course in Fort Worth, Texas, was the first event after a three-month pause due to COVID-19.

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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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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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Someone, please, turn off the faucet. Get on the phone and inform Mother Nature that we have had enough rain! While we will now see greener fairways, once the water recedes, we will also lose 50 yards of roll on our drives.

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One thing we can count on during our Florida summers is that rain can, and usually does, pop up at just about any minute. If you're in the middle of your round, you need to be prepared.

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In all my years of writing articles for publication, this one is especially difficult. I do not want to step on any toes, as our nonprofit organization, Helping Seniors, partners with many professional care giving businesses. While dependent for support, I also am bound by personal ethics to…

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I was backing up some data a while back to an external USB drive, when I noticed a behavior that is not uncommon at all.

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I don't know about you all, but I have been jonesing for some live golf. I've seen enough replays of events where I already knew the winner. I've seen enough instruction shows to last me a few years. I've been craving live, exciting golf. Somehow, it came in the form I least expected.

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Strong password requirements (like using upper and lower cases, at least one number and maybe a special character) cause a lot of frustration for computer users. There is however, a way to manage your passwords without sacrificing security for convenience and the best part is the solution is…

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Today, many folks want to plant their own gardens to get delicious vegetables year round. During the hot summer months, this can be a huge challenge. The very hot temperatures and sizzling sun can take a toll on many crops that we try to propagate. Some of the main staples like tomatoes can …

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Over the years I have written many articles about the importance of physical fitness as we age. I believe that the person best informed about your fitness status is you. The medical profession is able to help you make decisions, but when your body is telling you corrective action is needed, …

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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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In today's world it seems that most of us adults see the young kids of today as the type who would prefer to play video games, sit on the couch and stare at their phone screens, sleep all day long and generally wait for everything to be done for them.

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Over the past several weeks, a lot of golfers have been anxious to get back onto the course and play. With “Phase One” of reopening the country well under way, I felt it was time to test the waters. Besides, I can only take so much of the same four walls before I begin to go crazy.

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Hi everybody and welcome! If you look around your yard and neighborhood, you will find ornamental plants of almost every size, shape and color. What you don’t know about some of these common plants can be deadly. Some parts of the ornamental plants or flowers in your yard may contain deadly …

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The problem with internet ads just seems to be getting worse. I just finished up on a call with a lady who needed to download a program for work but instead ended up with some adware that completely took over her whole system. Her home page had changed, there were other browser windows openi…