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Here at The Ranch (and it is vast, almost 2.5 acres!) there are still a few Monarch butterfly stragglers. By rights, they should have headed north and east in search of milkweed which the female selects as the only plant where she lays her eggs.
For reasons that remain unclear to me, I stopped writing in this blog 16 months ago. Maybe I lost the password? Something mundane.
Remember when people wrote letters, on paper, instead of sending email, instant messages or Tweets?
As an experiment, I will write a letter to anyone who asks. You will receive a letter composed for you, by me, about something or other that is not illegal or rude. It will be typed on a typewriter (Underwood Champion manual portable, circa 1950, or IBM Selectric III, circa 1981). It will bear an interesting postmark.
This surprised me: My laptop is an HP DV4, with 4 GB of RAM. I am watching a DVD (Foyle’s War: The German Woman”) playing on Windows Media Player, running on Vista 64. At the same time VirtualBox 3 is running, and on VBox Ubunto 9.04 is running.