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August 23, 2009

Newsletter 8/23/2009

Filed under: newsletter — seniorgeek @ 7:14 pm

Need a quote for your newsletter, web site, or a paper you are writing? This site has all kinds of quotes on many different subjects for you to use. Most of the quotes are from famous people present and past. An example from the web site is at the bottom of this newsletter.
http://www.brainyquote.com/

Years past when the Sunday newspaper arrived, the first thing I did was find the funny papers so I could get my weekly laugh. With the electronic age you can get your favorite comic via email daily. Why wait for Sunday to read your favorite comic is bright color. Just find the comics you want and have them sent to you.
http://comics.com/

I know that someone reading this is out of work due to the very down economy we are facing right now. IF you are still employed I am sure you know someone who is not and might need some help finding a position. Indeed.com is a search engine for jobs, allowing job seekers to find jobs posted on thousands of company career sites and job boards.
http://www.indeed.com/

Some of you use cable modems to access the Internet and some of you use DSL. If you are interested in what is happening in this industry or want o read a review of a possible Internet provider, this is the place to go. DSLreports.com is the largest online community based on interest in consumer broadband (and related) information, news and tools.
http://www.dslreports.com/

It is that time again to make sure you are not on all the phone solicitor’s lists. The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home. Most telemarketers should not call your number once it has been on the registry for 31 days. If they do, you can file a complaint at this Website. You can register your home or mobile phone for free. Your registration will be effective for five years.
https://www.donotcall.gov/default.aspx

Genealogy is a pastime for some and serious business for others. If you have an interest, the National Archives offers insight into the lives of people, their families and our history. Because the records at the National Archives come from every branch of the Federal government, almost all Americans can find themselves, their ancestors, or their community in the archives.
http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/

While you are searching don’t forget the largest database in the world of information, no not the Internet, but the Library of Congress. I can’t think of anything that the government does has at least one copy or multiple copies. The Library of Congress offers a wide variety of online databases and Internet resources to the public via the Web, including its own online catalog. In addition, LC provides an easy-to-use gateway for searching other institutions’ online catalogs and extensive links to resources on the Internet.
http://www.loc.gov/rr/tools.html

Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone.
Jim Fiebig.

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