Vaccine Finder (USA)

I've managed to get vaccines scheduled for my (eligible) immediate family and myself, and was a big help. You'll input your info and get information back about availability, then schedule via the particular store's website. Some website are buggy and difficult (I'm looking at you, CVS); some are trying their hardest (e.g. WalMart). Just… Continue reading Vaccine Finder (USA)

Let’s all learn the early signs of a stroke

Warning signs of a stroke may appear as early as seven days before an attack and require urgent treatment to prevent serious damage to the brain, according to a study of stroke patients published in the March 8, 2005 issue of Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology. ... While similar to… Continue reading Let’s all learn the early signs of a stroke

You have computer files you want to keep, so read on

Last night, my data professional, security conscious husband got a trojan virus on his computer that permanently encrypted (locked) all his files away from him. This particular trojan (called CryptoWall) demands hundreds of dollars to unlock the files again. We may end up paying. I wrote a more technical blog about this over on my… Continue reading You have computer files you want to keep, so read on

Venus transit today! (Next one in 105 years)

Read the comic: Watch it live: Everything you need to know about it (including how to watch it safely): --- And done. We were too overcast in Dallas to watch any of the transit, but this time lapse video makes up for it: DAMN, I love the modern age.