“The RoseBouquet”

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“The RoseBouquet”
Sittin’ Pretty – But with a Sore Spot

Without going into a lot of detail right now, I can report that I can already write in Kate and OpenOffice, which are better and have more features than I had in Mandrake. I can do web design; Quantra + is here with bigger, better
features. I can handle and manipulate photos and graphics in GIMP, which is also bigger and more full-featured than I had before. And my colour printer works!

September 8, 2005, What's New!
My Heart 2 Heart for Sale

Whew! I thought it would only take a couple of minutes to finish that sales and the download page. It has taken me a couple of hours! But it is done and ready for you.

September 7, 2005, Tips & Solutions

Sorry, no article this week. I haven’t had time to finish the one I started last week, and been too focused on settling into my SUSE estate. I won’t forget you though! Social Bookmarking

September 7, 2005, Ruthe's Roses
An Impromptu Garage Sale

The school buses have just roared by. It’s the first day of school here in Hague. Maybe in your community too? It doesn’t affect Dad and me personally, but it does whisk my mind back to my very first day of school. I don’t have space for the full story here, but you can read […]

September 1, 2005, Ruthe's Roses
Goin’a Sit Pretty with SUSE

Yeah, I’ve had an almost normal work week here at the computer. I finished the ebook I was making for Joanne Lowe, (you’ll get the download link below), and have made some good progress on renovating the Arbour area of the site. In fact, I learned of a public domain photo site, where I could […]

September 1, 2005, What's New!
Windows Keyboard – Patrolling Pastors – Billboards

These links, found just yesterday, may be of help to you. If you’ve got Windows, but would like to get better use of your keyboard, this could be useful; Keyboard I don’t know how long this link will be correct, but this news story about squads of pastors patrolling the streets in the UK late […]

August 31, 2005, Tips & Solutions
Heart 2 Heart, and other Free Gifts

Friday I finished an eBook with 70 devotionals for Joanne Lowe. She would like my help (and yours) in giving these away. Her book is called, Writings from Jesus. You can download it from here; Writings from Jesus (right-click and hit “Save As..”). Feel free to pass it on to your friends too. Just this […]

August 31, 2005, Ruthe's Roses
Just in Time for Joyce

We got back on Sunday evening from a wonderful weekend away to Alberta. (You’ll find my photo story of Kevin and Jena’s wedding in the Ruthes Roses section). I’d meant to drop off my films as we came through Saskatoon, but the Superstore was closed already, so we made another trip into the city (just […]

August 25, 2005, At My Place...
Jalise & Elise Coming, \0/ and Getting Back to Work

Hallelujah, my Get Acquainted forms are working. Two friends have started answering the questions and I’m learning to know them better. Oh, am I ever glad I got those fixed up. Getting ready for the weekend, being away Friday through Sunday, and again most of Tuesday, means – I haven’t got much progress to report, […]

August 25, 2005, What's New!
Long Story Short Writing Courses

I know I have a number of writers in my RoseBouquet of friends, so this may be of interest to you. I wish I could say I’ve talked to former students and verified that it is all above board and of excellent quality. It’s so new there are no former students. So if you are […]

August 25, 2005, Tips & Solutions

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