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A photography back up strategy to avoid saying “I lost my photos!”

View of lower Manhattan from J. Owen Grundy Park in Jersey City

I’ve known family members and even experienced photographers who have lost the photos on the memory card even before offloading them to a computer, and also those who have lost their photos from computer storage. Take a moment to think the time invested and the many beautiful memories you could potentially lose if your current photo catalogue were just gone. I feel my anxiety rising, just thinking about it. Ugh! Stuff happens, and if you do not have a coherent…

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Locking the screen in macOS

The default keyboard shortcut for locking the screen on macOS Mojave is Command + Control + Q. You can use these keystrokes at any time. Once you hit the command sequence on the keyboard, the current macOS user session screen will instantly lock, requiring a login to regain access to the session. This is equivalent in functionality to the Command + L key combination in Microsoft Windows. You can also select this key combination from the Apple menu.…

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Oven Baked Bacon

I've cooked my bacon this way for several years. It's easy and simple. I like simple breakfasts. I like thick cut bacon but my family (except for my vegetarian wife) prefers the thinner slices. The bacon expert in the house, my daughter Kiran, says the thin slices cook more crisp. I'm still practicing and developing my technique for cooking super crispy bacon while preventing burning. But I think she's correct; the thicker cuts will produce chewier bacon while the thinner…

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