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How to Save Screen Shots on the Opera Neon Browser

Opera Neon Browser I love the Neon Browser from Opera. It is a concept browser, meaning it has a ton of cool features and it pretty much a tester for all the cool things Opera wants to try out. It is not intended to replace your browser. Here is what Opera has to say about it: Opera Neon is a concept browser – a vision of what browsers could become. It is not designed to replace the current Opera desktop browser. However, we do plan to incorporate some of its best new features into Opera for computers as early as spring 2017. -http://www.opera.com/blogs/desktop/2017/01/opera-neon-concept-browser/ It has visual tabs, vertical navigation panel, split screen mode, video pop-out, and my favorite the snap-to-gallery feature. The snap-to-gallery feature is awesome. No more rummaging through extensions to take a screen shot. However, you will notice there is no left click. No easy to find save option. Opera Neon’s Frustrating Flaw This made me freak out. Seething anger, because I have no life. What good is a screen shot if I can’t save it? The little copy button on the lower right just copies the address of where you took the screen shot. I thought this rendered the feature, and the browser completely useless. Then I discovered an incredibly simple and somewhat obvious workaround. Simply open the screen shots panel in the Neon Browser.   Then click...

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Father Son Duct Tape Duel

Sometime Mid October …… It begins! Mid October there is an event unlike any other in Gillette Wyoming. The Father Son Duct Tape Duel is an event for Fathers and Sons to build a project from a pile of junk and duct tape. It is a lot of fun and there are some great sponsors. Starting at 5:30 you and your son(s) check in. After being assigned your tape you proceed to the supply line. Sponsors have all kinds of stuff. Boxes, Paint Sticks, Tongue Depressors, Water Bottles, Pipe Cleaners, Plastic Tubes, Etc. It is best to have some...

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Dad and Daughter Fishing Trip

Gone fishing   I was hesitant at first. Fishing on a cold windy day was risky. However, I didn’t really have a choice. This was the deal I made to get her in the car on the day before. I negotiated for about a half hour and agreed to take her fishing. Amazingly the trip was great. We didn’t have the normal breakdown in communication. Or road blocks. I didn’t have to argue about every little thing. She just wanted to go fishing and she had done the things we required to earn it. Mainly not being an awful...

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Still Tobacco Free

Two Months Down! About two months ago I quit chewing tobacco. For the last time, I hope. It has been quite a ride. The first two weeks were rough. Read about them here. Then it got steadily better. I wasn’t in constant pain and the mental fog began to subside. However, all is not well As part of drowning out the nicotine craving, I started eating. A lot. It was not the best. Well, it was the best. Every delicious bite. The result was I gained 20 pounds. Which is a lot no matter how you slice it. I was already...

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How to see the Northern Lights

Aurora Borealis Northern Lights lights are beautiful and seem other-worldly. For kids (who haven’t seen them before) it’s like magic. Being here in Wyoming and most other places in the lower 48 states the trick is catching them when they are in the sky. In order to see the lights the Kp levels have to be pretty high and at storm level in order to see them if you’re south of Canada. Unlike a thunderstorm they are silent. They could be happening right now! (You should stop reading this and check the sky). Auroras could come and go without you...

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Saying No To The Autistic Kid With Sensory Issues

We said no ….. So it begins My daughter is in her room. Wailing and yelling in her bedroom about needing a bath. She has been for some time now. She is begging, pleading, demanding that she gets either a bath or a shower. She is wanting to trade one bath now for not taking a bath for a week. As though that were possible or helpful. After her begging for 20 minutes, my wife says “maybe she is expressing a need, maybe she does need this?” Is it compromise or swallowing my pride? I am immediately on the...

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Field Notes

Field Notes Notebooks I was recently introduced to these notebooks by a Life Hacker article pitting them against Moleskine notebooks. I am familiar with Moleskine and I like using their product, but I was curious about Field Notes, which I had never heard of. So I did a little research and ordered some Field Notes in Ruled and Graph paper. I love these little notebooks. I love their tagline. “I’m not writing it down to remember it later, I’m writing it down to remember it now.”That’s good, right? It’s either a ploy to get you to buy their books and...

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Google Local Guides

Google Local Guides I uploaded a Photos Sphere the other day to Google Street View. Once it was all official and my image was online an email asking if I wanted to be a Google Local Guide showed up. It’s actually a pretty cool program. You can also earn free stuff if you earn enough points. The best one I have found is 1 TB of storage for two years. There are other opportunities and benefits to being in the program. Google Map Maker This lead me to the Google Map Maker. I didn’t know this was a thing. Now...

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Choosing New Shoes – Like A Grown Up

It is time for new shoes It’s that time again. I need to pick out a new pair of shoes. This is a task that I dread. I never know where to start, and for most of my life, the shoes I end up with have been determined by one of two things. What others thought was cool. What was required by the job I had. Now I suppose that these are the reasons most people choose everything they are going to wear. I don’t think people who are “fashionable” really want to wear a shoe that comes to a spike crushing their toes. I couldn’t imagine most men who wear those skinny jeans do so because they like their balls shoved into the most uncomfortable positions. It’s most likely someone thought these styles were hip, trendy, or cool. The consumer then follows their lead. The second reason of the job dictating what I type of shoe I get is not really a problem. If you want a job you will wear the shoe required for the tasks to be performed. My problem with this is I tend to only wear this shoe from now on. I have a problem with only owning/using one pair of shoes. So like a dope I am rocking steel toe boots in church, at the grocery store, in meetings with customers (which is...

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Trello – Manage Projects and Organize Everything

What is Trello? Trello is a great organizational tool that has helped me get my life in order. They describe themselves and what they do right from the beginning so I took a screen snap of their tagline. Who Better to say it than them. This summarizes why it is so great. You can organize just about anything. No matter what idea I have I tend to immediately get ahead of myself right out of the gate. I brainstorm and lose what I was thinking of as I think of it. One minute later it’s gone and probably isn’t coming back. This is where a note taking or to-do app/program/piece of paper helps. However, it falls short. I find being able to see the “white board” really brings the idea to life. A list just doesn’t cut it sometimes. I feel a basic list also loses the feeling of progression in a project. Which brings us to the next section.   Manage Projects – ALL OF THEM! No matter what size the project is or what it is. This tool helps me get my head around it. As I was saying earlier sometimes I am thinking out a project and will start to jump ahead to the logical conclusions of certain elements of the project. This is great and feels almost a runners high. However, if I can’t immediately put...

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