Saner Gun Laws – What You Can Do to Help


Since 2013, there have been nearly 300 school shootings in America — an average of about one a week.

Had enough? I have. I am so bleepin tired of empty presidential platitudes and all those well-meaning prayers that have never brought back a dead kid or prevented more attacks. Ask any parent who’s lost a child, or any child who’s lost a sibling to gun violence what they think about that. Sadly, I am close to people in both those … Read more

In the Market for a Dog? Know the Code

Row of dogs and puppies I’m helping a friend look for a new puppy. One of the breeds that made it to her short list was the Papillon.  With a little more research, it wasn’t long before the cute little Papillon got crossed off.

Why?

The Code.

What is The Code, you ask?

It’s the positive spin breeders put on their breed descriptions, endorsed by the AKC. And, I believe, it’s a major contributor as to why so many dogs wind up in shelters and … Read more

How to Fix Google Chrome Problem with Second Screen Mouse Pointer Offset and Addons Issues

Google Chrome has some hinky issues with handling 2nd screen monitors and addon issues with mouse clicks not lining up. There are also issues with extension icons not working for multiple monitor setup.

You’ll read recommendations about disabling the hardware accelerator. Before you go there. Try this solution.

From your Start Menu, select “This PC” and then follow the rest of these instructions.

Instructions for fixing Chrome mouse issues Read more

Wishing You Happy Holidays

From our family to yours — wishing all the happiness the holidays may bring.

King Charles Cavalier wearing santa hat

*No animals were harmed in the making of this photo. : )

While Wink doesn’t seem like he looks very happy, he’s really just impatiently eying the treat being held for him off-camera and would like to be released as soon as possible to nab it.… Read more

Net Neutrality Vote December 14 – Tomorrow. Make Your Voice Heard!

Act Now! Save the Internet as We Know It!

Comcast, Verizon and AT&T want to end net neutrality so they can control what we see and do online. They want to gut FCC rules, and then pass bad legislation that allows extra fees, throttling and censorship. But Congress can put a stop to all of this.

This week, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on the future of net neutrality. Whether you’ve been following the political back and forth, skimming … Read more

Time to Stop Living Like There’s No Tomorrow

This is not a political blog. And I’m not one to try to shove my views down others’ throats. Unless it’s about positive dog training and responsible dog ownership. Then–guilty as charged.

But how can anyone look at where our country is headed and not see this?

 

Road with section washed out

Don’t know about you, but I sure am tired of the BS coming out of Washington that’s trying to  pass as, “Really, us blowing up health care and giving tax breaks to … Read more