Extreme Spring Cleaning

 The Emerald Ash Borer is a big problem around here. Last year we noticed two dead ash trees in our back yard and were planning to have them removed this year.  One of them split in the last windstorm we had and was leaning way over. Not a good thing! We moved up our plans and […]

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Animate Your Ancestors

What if you could see your ancestors on a video – even if they lived long before movies were possible?  Well, now you can! Sort of that is. A new tool called Deep Nostalgia on the MyHeritage site makes incredibly realistic animations from still photographs. I tried it on some of my photos and the results are […]

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Getting The Covid Vaccine

Georgia and I use doctors associated with Advocate-Aurora Health. Last Wednesday we each got an email from them telling us we were eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine.  Signing up was very easy. We just followed the link in the email and were able to schedule appointments for Friday. Then we were guided through an online pre-registration […]

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Happy New Year 2021

Happy New Year 2021. 

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Merry Christmas

2020 has been a hard year for all of us but I know things will get better. I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and better times ahead! One small good thing that happened for me this year was discovering the group Home Free. Here they are singing Silent Night. And – just because we […]

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Happy Thanksgiving 2020

I enjoy watching the TV show Alaska The Last Frontier. If you didn’t know, the singer Jewel is the daughter of Atz Kilcher who is a member of that homesteading family. Here is Jewel singing Simple Gifts as a treat for Thanksgiving.

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween 2020 As if this year wasn’t scary enough already!

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Birthday And Stay At Home Orders!

​The stay at home order is still in effect for Illinois. With all the restaurants, casinos, resorts every other get away place closed there is no where special to go for my 70th birthday. Still, it will be a memorable one. The year of the virus! ​Not much going on right now. We have done a […]

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Proposed FAA Drone Remote ID Rules

​The FAA has issued a Notice Of Proposed Rule Making for UAS Remote ID. The rules they are proposing will effect every drone pilot when it goes into effect in 3.5 to 4 years (3 years after adoption).  ​These rules were obviously tailored to commercial drone services like package delivery, power line and pipeline inspection and […]

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Happy New Year 2020

​Happy New Year 2020. Goodbye teens and welcome to the twenties!

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