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Apple kills the POODLE – also fixes Shellshock in case you forgot

Apple announced OS X Yosemite 10.10 yesterday, 16 October 2014.

Many early adopters will want it – indeed, some will already have it – for its new features, or its new look, or even just for its newness. 513 more words


An excellent place to study the habits of human beings

The sign on the side of the street said ‘1 hr. parking’ and we took that as a challenge.  In and out in under 45 minutes, we got our fill of the usual animals but the main attraction was missing: the snow leopard cub.  88 more words


OSX Multi Installer / Updater

I once took my Mac to the Apple Store Genius Bar to get it worked on and they brought out this little external hard drive that I thought was genius (pardon the pun). 1,061 more words



This particular cloud cat was young at the time I took her picture; and showed a great deal of curiosity in her manner that autumn several years ago. 31 more words
Mixed Media

San Francisco Zoo: From Poop to Penguins

After sending the last of the elephants to a sanctuary the San Francisco Zoo has now turned the old Pachyderm Building into an educational exhibit hall.  771 more words

Zoological Parks

The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen (acceptance)

Indicating his twisted legs without a trace of self-pity or bitterness, as if they belonged to all of us, he casts his arms wide to the sky and the snow mountains, the high sun and dancing sheep, and cries, ’Of course I am happy here! 56 more words

20,000 words reached! The end is (maybe) in sight.

Just broke the 20,000 word ceiling!  And I cannot put into words what that feels like.

I never thought I would ever get this far with my novel.   174 more words

First Novel