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William Cheever Turner’s Amazing Vehicular Art On Display At The ‘Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center’.

by Anura Guruge


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I have always said that going to ‘Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center‘ (DHMC), in Lebanon, N.H. is like visiting a resort rather than a high-end, full-function hospital. They go out of their way to make the environment soothing and pleasing to the senses. You are surrounded by very high-class art and if you are lucky, as I was this morning, with live music from a piano  player at a grand.

They had works by Milford (N.H.) artist ‘William Cheever Turner‘ on display in one wing. I had never heard of him and I wish I had. His work, as you can see, is quite spectacular. I took a few pictures so I could SHARE them with you. You have to check out his. The level of detail and realism is phenomenal.

It was a good day overall, and we were not there for anything serious. These paintings made my morning.

Enjoy.


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Piano Player At Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center On Valentine’s Day 2019.

by Anura Guruge


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There are many nice things about the ‘Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center‘ (DHMC), in Lebanon, N.H. They go to GREAT lengths to make it NOT look and feel like a hospital. I kid you not. I have spent a LOT of time at DHMC over the last 13-years. For one, Teischan was born there, and I was there for 3-days on the trot for that.

They have a lot of great art and a number of grands strategically positioned around the rambling campus. This is the one closest to the main entrance. Anybody is welcome to play them, Typically volunteers set out to regale the folks. This appeared to be one of them. Fairly good chance he works there.

This was quite early in the morning, i.e., around 9:30am. But, it was Valentine’s Day. So, it was good. I liked him. You can hear me clapping.

Enjoy.


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THE Cutest Thing You Will See On Valentine’s Day 2019 — Guaranteed.

by Anura Guruge


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Come on. Let me hear you say ‘Aaahhhh!’ — with feeling.

Doesn’t it warm the cockles of your heart.

A sculpture at the ‘Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center‘ (DHMC), in Lebanon, N.H. Despite how special it is, this is tucked away, on the 5th floor (depending on how you count the floors), off the beaten-track. I was exploring and bumped into it.

Wanted to share with you given it is Valentine’s Day and all.


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New Facebook Public Group To Celebrate The Legacy Of “IBM Mainframes”.

by Anura Guruge


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The Goal of this Public Group.

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The intentions are very clear. For those that want to share and celebrate their experiences and memories working with IBM ‘big iron’, the mighty mainframes.

With luck, essentially a repository, where people can come to remember and leave with a smile on their face. There must be, by now, hundreds of thousands who have worked with or on IBM mainframes over the last 5 decades.

I have already posted. Now it is your turn.

Enjoy.


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WordPress.com Totally Screws Up ‘Copy A Post’ Feature — Which Worked Great For Years!

by Anura Guruge


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I use the WordPress ‘Copy a Post’ feature EVERYDAY — multiple times a day. Actually, I hardly ever create a ‘New Post’ from scratch. I always use a prior post as a template — and do so by COPYING it. Has worked fine for years. It was one of the more powerful capabilities of WordPress.

There was absolutely NOTHING wrong with it. It worked fine. ‘Copy a Post’ appeared as an option, on the left hand-side menu bar under ‘Posts’. You clicked on that and you got a list of all your recent posts plus a built-in search capability. Just select a prior post and off you went.

Then about 5 days ago the ‘Copy a Post’ option disappeared, without any explanation.

As a 10-year veteran of WordPress I knew others ways to copy a post. I did that.

Next day, WordPress was FORCED to add the EXPLANATION BOX highlighted in the above image. We didn’t need this. We had been doing fine. Doing GREAT.

Why fix something that definitely was NOT broken? Typical WordPress. Just can’t leave a good-thing alone.

Well, there must have been an outcry. The NEXT DAY they went back and reinserted the ‘Copy a Post’ option in the menu, BUT it did not work like before. Idiots.

I do despair of WordPress.com. They just insist on breaking what were perfectly good features.


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