Microsoft seems to have a problem…

Losing access to an MSN email account due to poor programing by Microsoft…

So, Microsoft has a problem… I know, I know, what company doesn’t. What I am referring to is the fact that Microsoft’s email service at msn.com is no longer free. Of course if you had an account before the switch to the paid service, then you are grandfathered in. So, no harm no foul on Microsoft for that.

What I am talking about is how I inadvertently lost my MSN account and they can’t seem to get it back for me. Continue reading “Microsoft seems to have a problem…”

Thanksgiving and thankfulness

I know there are many Americans who’s only view of Thanksgiving Day is that of a day to feast on Turkey, Pies and all the fixin’s… to sit around the TV watching the game, or to take a nap after dinner… often referred to as, “succumbing to a Turkey-induced comatose state”.

For many, it is a day off of work, and an opportunity to kick-back and relax. But I think we often get Continue reading “Thanksgiving and thankfulness”

A ‘Neo-Panamax’ event

On June 26th 2016, I witnessed a historic event at the Cocolí Locks in Panamá.  The previous day, Jim & I had been to the Miraflores Locks during a Press Briefing, but neither seeing a ‘Panamax’ container ship transiting the locks on the 25th, nor during my first visit to Miraflores nearly 20 years ago, prepared me for Continue reading “A ‘Neo-Panamax’ event”

A ‘Panamax’ event

When Jim & I traveled to Panamá to cover the inauguration of the expanded Canal Locks, we were also able, as registered members of the Press, to attend a Press only briefing and tour the day before the big event.

miraflores group photo
Group Photo of attending members of the Press.

We were able to visit the Miraflores Centennial Locks & Visitor Center… a place Continue reading “A ‘Panamax’ event”