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It Doesn’t Get Any Easier [It Never Will]

September 11, 2013.  You’ll look at the month and date and you’ll probably pause and reflect.  You’ll look at the year and you’ll not believe that that much time has passed.

It has and always will be the worst day of my life—most other people will probably consider it to be their worst day, too.

I wrote about what was then the eighth anniversary back in 2009.  Everything I said then still applies now.

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It’s not good when one remembers more of the bad times than the good times. No shit, really.

Thus, it’s ill-advised to think of bad experiences and days.

The list of bad experiences feels like it stretches for several miles but it must be ignored. The good experiences and the good times should take precedence, even if they’re infrequent and uncommon.

Unfortunately I don’t forget the bad.

The Bad and the Good

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A Few Glued Pages

Social media has empowered people to share details about their lives to friends and acquaintances (and sometimes strangers).  It’s remarkable how people who have never met face to face could know intimate details about their lives.

We have so many tools and options at our disposal when it comes to sharing content: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Vine, and plenty more sites provide us with a platform to share what’s on our minds.  But when does sharing become excessive?  How can we identify the precise point when we have to tell someone to cap his well of details and information before it all overflows and spills over?

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Today’s hard-hitting question: do you leave the default password and name to your WiFi network or do you change it to something you can remember more easily?

I assumed that those who don’t change the defaults had no idea how to make those changes. But it was revealed to me that it is advantageous to retain the default password of mixed letters and digits because it would be more difficult for people to sneak onto the network.

I’d rather make the password easy to memorize, but make it a little more difficult than something like “12345.”

WiFi Networks〜How Do You Administer?

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We’re Approaching August〜How’s Your Year Going?

If you still have a calendar with physical pages to turn, then you know the eighth month on the Gregorian calendar is around the proverbial corner. What does this mean for us observing summer in the Northern Hemisphere?
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