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Will Amazon Ditch the Kindle Oasis?

The Amazon Kindle Oasis 3 was released in 2019 and it could be the last version. The only big advantage of this eReader was its 7 inch screen and 300 PPI resolution. When this model first came out, all of…

Q&A with Washington Post’s Krissah Thompson on Growing Climate Coverage

When it comes to climate coverage, everyone is on deck at the Washington Post. The 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) is fast approaching and the Post is preparing full media coverage when the rally kicks off in November….

Storage of dahlias during the winter

This week I heard from a reader and one of my clients who appreciate the patio we made for him a few years ago. One of the new beds has been fitted with a number of new dahlias. He’s reached…

The inner circle

I am honored to have an intimate circle of women in my life. They know the best and the worst of me, but always accept me as I am. We spent years laughing together, crying together; and yes, even have…

Are you going to buy the Kobo Sage?

The Kobo Sage is coming out next week and this device is getting a ton of attention. It has a large 8-inch display and can be used for taking notes and annotations with the Kobo stylus. Hardware performance has been…

How to add an author box in WordPress?

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail Do you have a multi-author website? Make it more professional and user-friendly by adding an author box at the bottom of every blog post. Introduce your readers to the person behind their…

Whispers, news, how to listen; Player movement continues as Jordan Dawson, Bobby Hill, Rory Lobb seek late move; AFL trade period;

Deals completed so far in trade period 2021. If more deals are completed and confirmed today we will add them to the list. 1. Essendon signed unrestricted free agent Jake Kelly (Adelaide Crows) on Friday, October 1. Based on the…

Pest control for cabbage plants

I got a call a few years ago from a reader who also happens to be a parent. After the call, I went to her house and checked the problem. From what I could see, much of his cabbage and…

Slow Street seminar deleted, petition launched to restore it

Update 10/08/21, 4:20 p.m .: According to Streetsblog reader Steven Lucy, South Shore Drive Slow Street has also been dismantled. South Shore Drive broke down in the past two days. – Steven Lucy (@slucy) October 8, 2021 Chicago’s slow-moving streets…

Fragmentology: pieces of books and medieval manuscript

A few years ago, when I bought an early 20th century octagonal lampshade, I knew I was buying a fascinating piece of book history. This household object, made of a painted iron frame that radiates outward from the central bulb…