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    Loaded Baked Potato: My Version

    When I was younger, I enjoyed going out to dinner with my parents and siblings at Ponderosa Steakhouse for steak, baked potato, and salad. I always liked to put sour cream on my baked potato. As a working adult, I began eating a baked potato for lunch. However, I learned that using plain yogurt as a replacement for sour cream was a healthier option. I began mixing in a cup of plain yogurt with the baked potato and then commenced to eat the whole thing, skin and all. After my last employment stint, I stopped eating baked potatoes for some reason. However, with tight funds and the desire to eat…

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    WordPress 5.0 “Bebo” Is Here!

    Just a quick post regarding the release of WordPress 5.0 “Bebo”. Grayson Bell of iMark Interactive put together a nice blog post about the upgrade. Also make sure to checkout his video, that mostly covers the Gutenberg editor, at the end of the post. According to Grayson, the biggest change in the new release of WordPress is the Gutenberg editor. Note: Grayson’s post and video covers a beta version of WordPress 5. Mark Maunder put together another nice blog post on the Wordfence site. Do you desire to upgrade to WordPress 5.0, but you’re not quite ready for the Gutenberg editor learning curve?  Grayson Bell put together another post about…

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    Learn LibreOffice

    I made two wonderful learning discoveries two to three weeks ago. I decided to learn database technology using LibreOffice Base. I currently use spreadsheets for many of my data storage and manipulation needs, but I wondered if putting some of the data in a database would be more beneficial. I didn’t know much about LibreOffice Base other than that it was the database component of the LibreOffice suite. So, I did a quick Internet search and came across a site called The Frugal Computer Guy with video tutorials on many of the LibreOffice components. I’ll make a quick diversion to briefly explain what LibreOffice is for those who may not…

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    Devices & Resources for Back Pain/Spine Issues

    I have suffered from back pain and spine issues since 2011. In my quest to learn as much as possible and my desire to help alleviate my back pain, I’ve come across a number of devices and resources that might be helpful to others suffering from back pain and spine issues. In 2015, I was diagnosed with a herniated L4 disc. The diagnosis resulted from an MRI that was ordered by my primary care doctor because I was experiencing sciatica in my lower left leg and foot, as well as foot drop in my left foot, due to the L4 herniation pressing against the L4 nerve root. I had heard…