Author: lou

What were they thinking????

The alcoholic beverage of choice here is gin. Our local Costco consistently carries only a few brands, the Kirkland brand, Tanqueray, Bombay Sapphire, Hendricks. At random intervals some other brands will make a brief, cameo appearance, and then disappear forever.…

How Come …

How come the USSecretService is reported to be hiring independent counsel? Whose money are they using? Are they using public funds to pay private lawyers? Or, are unknown and hidden persons or corporations backing this? Can’t be Trump, because it…

IP Cam keeps disconnecting [SOLVED]

I have several IP cams, including some of the popularĀ  Amcrest/Foscam FI8910Ws. They were working fine, till one day they were not. Power cycling brought them back online, but they dropped off after only an hour or two. I could…

COVID-19 shots at the Kaiser Permanente Cafe

We signed up for COVID shots on the KP website on Jan 16 and (since we qualified) were given appointments in Oakland on Sunday Jan 24. The injection site is just down the block on MacArthur from the hospital complex…

Barbara Lee to the Senate? I’m not sure.

When it became apparent that the Biden-Harris ticket would win the election, like many others I immediately thought that the replacement for Senator Harris might be Representative Barbara Lee. Now, I’m not so sure. Senator Harris’ seat will be up…