Joe Beernink

Monthly Archives: September 2013

Late yesterday afternoon, the sky just opened up, and dropped half the Pacific Ocean on our heads. Here’s what it looked like from our porch. Looks like a less foreboding forecast today. Just drizzle and showers. A good time to do some editing, house cleaning and playing games with the kids.

A few weeks ago, I started having problems with my Samsung 22” monitor. It would flicker for a couple of minutes at startup, and then return to normal operations. According to research I’ve found on the web, this is due to a blown capacitor in the unit. It’s fixable, if you know what you’re doing and have skills with a soldering iron. Since I don’t know what I’m doing when it comes… Read More

19th months have now passed since the onset of Guillain-Barre Syndrome in February 2012. August, was, like so many of the last few months, filled with ups and downs. At the end of last month, I began a slow recovery from a stomach bug that knocked the stuffing out of me for the first couple of weeks of August as well. I ended up losing about 10 pounds before my weight stabilized,… Read More