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Posted on August 28th, 2011 by admin

Many of you may or may not know that I am a chaplain with the Mass Corps of Fire Chaplains. In this capacity, ten years ago, I had the privilege of going on two deployments to Ground Zero. The first one was at the morgue, while the second one I actually helped with digging on [...]


Posted on July 23rd, 2011 by admin

I look at my cell phone and wonder if Alexander Graham Bell could have ever imagined what his invention has become in 2011.
In the same way, I look at the linked video below and wonder if Beethoven could have ever imagined his composition being played in such a unique way.
Take 3 minutes [...]

Message to Garcia

Posted on July 23rd, 2011 by admin

I’ve read a lot of books, magazines and articles over the years and, I must confess, I don’t remember most of them. However, over 20 years ago I read “A Message to Garcia” and what it said has stayed with me ever since. I have applied its “message” to everything I [...]

Celebrating the Season

Posted on July 23rd, 2011 by admin

As we celebrate Pesach (Baruch Atah Adonai Eloheinu Melech Ha-Olam, boreh p’ri ha-gafen.) and Easter (“He is risen!” “He is risen indeed!”), the comics, B.C., by Johnny Hart always come to my mind.

Pictures and Bit Rot

Posted on March 6th, 2011 by admin

Pictures -
1. It was a very impressive fire! Several years ago a fish wholesale building on the docks in Boston went up in flames. I remember hearing one of the owners saying that the building could be replaced, but the dozens of pictures on the walls were lost forever. So, if you have those kinds [...]

Dropbox – storage and access to your files anywhere

Posted on January 28th, 2011 by admin

Have you ever been at home and needed a file from your office? Have you ever edited a document on your desktop computer, and then wanted to access the edited copy on your laptop? Do you need off site storage of your important files so if a disaster happened (fire, flood, theft of your computer, [...]

Malwarebytes & New Trojan

Posted on October 25th, 2010 by admin

This one (ThinkPoint) is very deceptive and looks just like Microsoft:

Steps to prevent malware/Trojans from infecting your computer:
1. Try and stay away from questionable web sites.
2. Download and install malwarebytes immediately! (Go to and put “malwarebytes” in the search box.) Let it install itself, run its updates and check your system. Many malware and [...]

CMR or CMP data cable? One could be deadly in a fire -

Posted on June 16th, 2010 by admin

Data and voice cable is classified as either CMR or CMP. CMR (sometimes called Riser) uses PVC plastic which gives off toxic fumes when it burns. In addition, it drops little flaming balls of fire as it burns along the cable. CMP (sometimes called Plenum) uses a different plastic which does not give off the [...]