Did you see NBC Nightly News recently when they highlighted how our smart phones and tablets are tracking our every move? Here are images from my devices: Right there on my phone is a record where I have been. Now that might be handy if I … [Read more...] about Are You Being Tracked!?!
Explore the world and take your technology along! Here are some tips I picked up from my recent trip to Africa. 1. Take your cell phone but check with your provider to see if you can get a special rate for overseas use. Otherwise you … [Read more...] about Have Technology, Will Travel: Tips for Taking Your Digital Devices Overseas!
Seniors are discovering the power of technology to keep them connected with friends and family, keep up with the news, and learn new skills. However, because many left the workplace before technology became ubiquitous they often lack some … [Read more...] about Help Your Parents/Grandparents Master Their Device!
The blue jays are getting aggressive at my feeder. Acting like eighth grade boys, they pick and poke at each other to get the sunflower seeds. All of the snow must be stressing them out. Identifying the blue jays is easy. However, often birds … [Read more...] about Winter Birding in New England—Part 3
Journey with us from the north shore of Massachusetts (Part 1) to the "Crown of Maine," Aroostook County. Be sure to bring your snowshoes, cross-country skis, and long-johns for the snow is mighty deep and the wind is biting this time of year. … [Read more...] about Winter Birding in New England—Part 2
Have you ever spied a gryfalcon, the largest falcon in the world, in your travels? Probably not unless you are trekking through the arctic tundra. However, a group of birders looking for snowy owls in the Wells-Ogunquit region of Maine came across … [Read more...] about Winter Birding in New England—Part 1