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Issue #672
Volume 13 Number 45
August 26, 2016

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A comment from Olstan
Hi...I honestly do not know what I would do without Cloudeight (Darcy and TC). I don’t know whether or not it is my old age or not, but I always seem to be having computer problems. My latest problem was due, mostly, to a new computer and my being unfamiliar with Windows 10. On this occasion my problems were handled by the ever efficient Eightball (Darcy). Her knowledge and efficiency (TC’s too} is amazing as is her willingness to assist and follow-up if necessary. To those of you who had a problem or two and have not tried them --- give them a go. THEY ARE THE BESTEST! Olstan W.

A comment from Debbie
Wow, I've been with you for about 20 years & you have never failed to amaze me with all the computer help I've gotten. When you came out with Direct Computer Care, I jumped on it & you have helped me out several times. Darcy has been great & when I watch her move her fingers over the keys, I'm amazed & I wish I had the same ability! Thank you for all your years of help, & I look forward to many more years with you!

A comment from Mhairi
I would just like to thank TC for all the time and effort he put in to get Windows 10 up and running for me. His patience and expertise were greatly appreciated. Direct Computer care is a wonderful service you both give and I always recommend it to friends. Many thanks again TC.

A comment from Mary H.
Thanks to Darcy for restoring my Windows Mail. When Windows 10 update automatically downloaded last week it wiped out my email program along with a lot of my contacts. Thanks to Darcy all is restored. I cannot say enough good about Cloudeight Direct Care. It has saved me numerous headaches and trips to the repair shop plus the cost of having it repaired. I have a Season Ticket now so know I will be good for the next year. Thanks again Darcy and TC. Mary

A comment from Rea
As usual one of the two fixer uppers came thru again and worked on my computer. TC was right there and put me back in business (so to speak). I really thank him and I know and trust that either him or Darcy will come to my rescue. It is so comforting to know I can always depend on a reputable computer company that will be my salvation and therefore I avoid maybe taking it to some geek that has google at his disposal like a lot of these "so called repairmando". Thanks again TC and Darcy.

A comment from Val
Hi Darcy. Thank you so much for sorting me out this morning. I have now installed Thunderbird e-mail again and finally figured out how to get all three g-mails accounts working (surprising what you can do when not in a panic :-) I will keep both options going.... at least until I get used to Thunderbird. Again my sincere thanks, you are a gem. Val

Thanks to Olstan, Debbie, Mhairi, Mary, Rea, Val and all of you who wrote to us during the past week about the computer services you received from Cloudeight Direct Computer Care. We are so glad we've been able to help so many people from all over the world If you need computer service we hope you'll let us help you. TC & EB

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Euan doesn't like the choices for closing "pages" in Google Chrome
I do a Google search in Chrome and visit several pages but when I want to return to a previous page I always get the only choice which is CANCEL or CLOSE ALL. Quite often I want to just return to a previous page but I am only given the option to CLOSE ALL which means I have to go and enter all the information and start all over again. Please can you help? Many thanks.

Our answer
Hi Euan. Chrome gives you several options. You can use the Back Button located at the top left of the browser's address bar. Or you can use your keyboard backspace key (it does the same thing as the browser's back button). You can browse back through all the pages you've visited.

Or if you're looking for more options, try this:

Right-click on any tab and you'll see this menu:

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One of the options you can see in the menu is "Pin tab". When you pin a tab, you can close all other opened tabs and the tabs you have pinned will remain accessible. You can all so close all the tabs to the right of the tab you choose. If you accidentally close a tab, you can reopen it. And another way you can access all the pages you've found during your search is (with Chrome open) press the Ctrl + H keys. This will open your Chrome history. Assuming you have not cleared your Chrome history, you'll see the sites/pages you have visited are organized by date - so you can go back and find all of the pages you've visited.

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Jean's laptop numeric keypad no longer works
I Think I may have messed up my setting as I'm unable to use the number keys on the side of my laptop keyboard anymore. I can only use the top ones. It is an HP laptop and I use Windows 10. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Jean

Our answer
Hi Jean. All you have to do is turn off the NumLock key. To do that, just press the NumLock key. On my ASUS laptop the NumLock key is right above the numeric keypad just above the 7. I don't have an HP Laptop but I looked at some on line and it appears most of them have NumLock keys right above the numeric keypad. It may say "NumLock" "Num Lock", "Num Lck" or "Num Lk". Pressing it once turns it on - locks your numeric keypad. Pressing it again unlocks it.

You can set up your computer to alert you when you press the NumLock key (as well as Caps Lock and Scroll Lock). It's easy to do. Just press and hold down your Windows Key and press U. This opens the Ease of Access Center. Click on "Make the keyboard easier to use". In the Make the keyboard easier to use section, scroll down to the "Make it easier to type" section and tick the box next to "Toggle Keys". See the picture below. Once you've turned on Toggle Keys, the NumLock key will beep if you accidentally press it.

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Joy is tired of her old computer and wants advice on buying a new computer
Hi, I have a 2010 Windows 7 laptop. Ever since Windows 10 AUTOMATICALLY upgraded itself on my computer I have had nothing but problems. The main issue is frequent black screens, sometimes with a yellow triangle w/exclamation warning and sometimes just goes black with no warning---telling me I am low on memory, which I am not!! I am considering buying a new laptop. If I decide to, do you have a suggestion as to what brand to buy (currently mine is a Toshiba). I am not a gamer, just use for personal use, email, internet, etc. If I do buy new computer I wonder if you could transfer all my stuff from this computer to new computer. I use gmail, also Windows Life Mail, etc. Please advise what would be the best purchase from you if you do all this. Thanks!

Our answer
Hi Joy. If getting a new laptop, there are only three things you need to follow:

1. The screen size you like
2. At least 4 GB of RAM, more if possible but not necessary
3. hard drive at least 500 GB (most come with 1 TB which is 1024 GB)

Other than that, you do not need any bells/whistles, etc. to use your computer to do the things you mention. But we recommend that you do stick with a name brand. You should be able to find one for around $300.

If you do get a new one, you will need an external drive to copy all your documents/pictures to from the old, and then copy them to the new one. If you don't already have an external hard drive, I would recommend a 1TB in size which can be found in the $60 dollar range. Keep in mind you can't transfer your programs - you'll need to re-install them. But all your documents, pictures, music files, videos, and other personal files will all work in Windows 10.

We could do the email setup for you and adjust settings and all for you. You could do a single direct care key or Windows 10 Customization key, or you might want to consider a one year annual service key as that is on special this week for $99 and includes one year license for Emsisoft antivirus/antimalware, and setup on the new computer.

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Brian (and many others) find that Windows 7 games no longer work in Windows version 1607 (The Anniversary Edition)
Hi Guys I just had the new win 10 updates and M/S have altered the games section, I had downloaded the Windows 7 games before I still had the link you sent me before I just tried to open the installer but nothing happens when I click it any ideas? Thanks. Brian

Our answer
Hi Brian. The Windows 7 Games for Windows 10 we posted were actual Windows 7 games modified to work on the version of Windows 10 that was released on July 29, 2015. One of the biggest issues with trying to modify older programs to work on newer versions of Windows it that we're always at the mercy of Microsoft. Every time there's a major update things that didn't belong on Windows 10 (like Windows 7 games) are going to break. The so-called Windows 10 Anniversary Edition (Version 1607) broke the games - they will no longer work and they won't install. Of course, someone, somewhere will fudge the Windows 7 Games to work on Windows 10 Anniversary Edition and they'll work fine until Microsoft releases another major upgrade. So, we've concluded that rather than fighting the inevitable, we realize that at some point in time we're all going to have to leave the past behind and get one with trying to find things to replace some of those things we liked about Windows 7. So even if someone does modify the Windows 7 games for Windows 10 Anniversary Edition - we'll not be recommending them any longer. It's not what we wanted, but it is what it is.

We want to remind everyone that Windows 10 has some very nice games too - and more free games are being added to the Windows Store. So give them a try - you might like them.

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Joann points out that not everyone uses Windows 10
I read your newsletter when I get it but since Windows 10 came out that's all there is. I am still using Vista. Don't do much on it so it suits me. Do email, games, banking and some shopping. Not on the internet to often. Everything is very interesting but of course no use for me. Only question is when will Vista no longer be around. I'm 83 and don't know if I could learn Windows 10, besides I would have to buy a new computer for it. Enjoy reading all your tidbits.

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Hi Joann. Many tips apply to all users and all versions, so you still have a lot of info that you can use. Microsoft will end support for Windows Vista on April 11, 2017. After that, it will not be safe to use it for any kind of banking sites, credit card, or personal use sites that involve money or sites you must log in to.

New laptops are running well under $300 right now, and we can set them up to be so much like what you are used to, that the learning curve is greatly reduced. If you do decide to get a new computer, we hope you'll keep that in mind.

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Create a Password Reset Disk
Windows 10

If you're not using a Microsoft Account to log in to Windows 10, a password reset disk is important . It’s the only the way that will allows you to keep all your stuff in the event you forget your Windows password. The only way to access your computer if you forget your passwords it to create a password reset disk. Of course, you'll need to create a password reset disk BEFORE you forget your password. It won't do you any good to create one after you forget your password...capiche?

You can use a USB flash drive or a memory card - but remember a memory card only works if your computer has slots for memory cards. If you're not sure, use a USB flash drive.

Here's how to make a password reset disk (drive) for Windows 10.

Right-click the start button, open Control Panel. In Control Panel, click User Accounts > User Accounts > Create a password reset disk.

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The Forgotten Password Wizard opens. Insert a USB flash drive into your computer. Then click Next.

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Choose the USB flash drive you just inserted then click Next. Type your current user account password and click Next. When the process is completed, click Next and then Finish to close the “Password Forgotten Wizard”. Congratulations, you've made a password reset USB flash drive In Windows 10. Now be sure you keep it in a safe place - and don't forget where you put it.

If you change your password, you will need to make a new Password Reset Disk (drive).

Remember, this works only if you are using a local account. If you're using a Microsoft account, you don't need a password reset disk (in fact you won't even have an option to create one if you're using a Microsoft account). Why is this? Because if you're using a Microsoft account you can reset your password resetting your Microsoft account password online - this is an advantage we think, that makes it worth using a Microsoft account to log in to Windows 10.

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Quick Tip for Windows 10 - Virtual Desktops
Windows 10

You can quickly create a new virtual desktop by pressing Windows key + Ctrl + D.

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Virtual desktops are great for creating separate work spaces. Above you can see that I have 3 desktops. The one I'm working in is on the far left. I've created two virtual desktops

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Above: Notice I can have different programs open on each desktop, most of which are independent from each other. Simply put - I could be working on a notepad file on Desktop one, a different Notepad file in window #2 and a 3rd Notepad file on desktop 3. All independent from each other. And I can switch between them simply by clicking this icon in the Taskbar.

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You can have a virtually unlimited number of virtual desktops limited only by the amount of RAM installed and your free hard drive space. Come to think of it, why would you need 100 virtual desktops? I have enough trouble juggling 2 or 3.

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Additionally, donations help us continue to provide support to thousands of people - Every week we help dozens of people via email at no charge. And our Cloudeight Direct Computer Care Service provides computer repair and other services for much less than others charge.

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The Windows Run Command - You Don't Need to Be a Geek
Windows 7, Windows 8x, and Windows 10

When you open a Run command by pressing the Windows Key + R, you can open a program or a web page.

Use the Win+R keyboard shortcut to open the Run dialog box. Type the name of any program in the dialog and press Enter (some applications require you to type a file path too). Here's some applications that don't need you to type a file path to open:

Try it right now. Press & hold down the Windows Key and press the R key. The Run dialog will open. Now type any of the following commands in the command line and press Enter.

MSINFO32 (Shows detailed information about your system)
iexplore.exe (Internet Explorer)
RSTRUI.exe (System Restore)
MSPaint (Microsoft Paint)
MSCONFIG (Configuration utility)
SERVICES.MSC (Windows Services)
WRITE (Opens WordPad)
Calc (opens the calculator)
WinVer (displays your Windows version)
Control (opens Control Panel)
CMD (opens a Command Prompt)
utilman (opens Ease of Access Center)
netplwiz (opens User Accounts)
cleanmgr (Opens Windows Cleanup)
Documents (Opens your documents folder)
Downloads (Opens your downloads folder)
Control Fonts (Opens your Fonts folder and displays all fonts on your system)

You can also enter a URL directly into this field to open up any webpage in your default browser. Try .

There are tons of other command too, but woe is me, I'm tired of trying to think of them!

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Deleting User Accounts
Windows 10

During our many Cloudeight Direct Computer Care sessions, we have had quite a few people ask us how to delete an unwanted user account. And we have also had several folks who had a corrupted user account and needed to create a new user account while saving their files. But deleting a user account should not be done without careful thought. If you need to delete a user account we're going to show you how to delete one, and point out some of the perils of deleting user accounts.

Anyone logged in as an administrator can delete user accounts. However that being said, be careful. If you created a user account and it was never used, you can delete it without consequences. However if you delete a user account that has been use, unless you're careful you'll delete all of the files that belonged to that user account. That means that all emails, messages downloaded to the computer, Internet favorites, music, pictures, programs, videos, documents - everything that belonged to that user account will be deleted - unless you're careful.

If you want to save the user’s e-mail messages and Internet favorites/bookmarks, export them to the user's documents folder first. You'll need to check with the user's email program's documentation to see how to export messages to a local folder, like the Documents folder. All browsers have an export feature that lets you export your favorites or bookmarks to a folder on your computer. You'll need to export them to the Documents folder, or else they won't be saved.

If you want to delete a user account you'll need to be logged in as an administrator and it can't be the account you want to delete. Follow the steps below to delete a user account.

1. Press Windows Key + X. Click on Control Panel-->User Accounts--> Manage Another Account.
2. Click the account you want to delete.
3. Click Delete the Account, then click one of the following options:
a. Delete Files: Choose this option only if you intend to delete everything associated with the account, including all files created and used by that user.
b. Keep Files: Click this option to save the user’s files. You will still lose the user’s saved e-mail messages, Internet favorites and/or bookmarks - unless you saved them in the documents folder as described previously.
4. Carefully read the next warning dialog and make sure you understand the ramifications of deleting the user account. You can click Cancel if you change your mind. If you want to proceed with deleting the user's account, click Delete account.
5. If you choose Delete account, the user’s account no longer exists. If you chose Keep Files, the user’s saved files will be moved to a folder on the desktop. The folder has the same name as the user account you deleted.

Deleting user accounts should not be done unless you understand the consequences. If your current user account has become corrupted, you can create a new user account with administrator privileges, save the user files (as described above - and don't forget to export your bookmarks and email messages to your documents folder to) from your corrupted user account, and then delete the account. You'll still need to reinstall some of the programs you had installed on the old user account - but, if you followed the instructions above, you will have all of your files, folders, and if you exported them to your documents folder, your email messages and bookmarks / favorites too.

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Quick Tip For Browsing Files On Your Computer Using Your Favorite Browser
Windows 7, Windows 8x and Windows 10

You can use your browser as a file explorer. Yes you can. Open your favorite browser right now. Open a new, blank tab and press the Ctrl key plus the O key (that's an O not a zero). You will see a Windows Explorer (File Explorer) window open in your browser. We use this trick all the time. It's sometimes quicker than opening Windows Explorer/File Explorer if your browser is already open. Even if it's not, at least now you know you can to it. Try it. Maybe you'll like it.

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Windows Live Mail
Windows 7, Windows 8x and Windows 10

As many of you have already learned, Windows Live Mail no longer works with any Microsoft email accounts; it continues to work with all other email addresses such as gmail, yahoo, and personal ISPs such as Charter, Comcast, Roadrunner, Time Warner, etc. Microsoft accounts are email accounts that end with:

We don't know why Microsoft is doing this, but we suspect it's to try to "encourage" Windows 8x and Windows 10 users to use the Mail App. The Mail App is far from what anyone would call a good email program. Even in the big update that is referred to as the Anniversary Update - the Mail App remains limited and minimalistic. If Microsoft wants more people to use the Mail App then they need make the Mail App more like Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, and Outlook Express and less than a Mail App one might find on a Smart Phone. Windows 7 users don't even have a Mail App to turn to, so that has many Windows 7 users with @hotmail, @outlook, @msn or email address and who also have been using Windows Live Mail out in the lurch.

One alternative is to use the Thunderbird email client - it looks somewhat similar to Windows Live Mail and it is free. The Thunderbird (Enhanced version) that comes exclusively with SoftMaker Office is very nice. Our friends at Emsisoft have just provided us with another batch of SoftMaker Office 2016 Lifetime License that we're giving away with any Emsisoft product purchased from this page. We're also offering SoftMaker Office 2016 free with the purchase of a Cloudeight Direct Computer Care Season Ticket.

SoftMaker Office 2016 features an enhanced version of Thunderbird that is very similar to Windows Live Mail and just as easy to use. You can get SoftMaker Office 2016 FREE with any Emsisoft purchase from this page - or when you purchase a Cloudeight Direct Computer Care Season Ticket - unlimited repair sessions for one year. Our Cloudeight Direct Season Tickets are on sale this weekend!  Get more information here.

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Windows Ink Workspace
Windows 10 Anniversary Edition
Users with touchscreen PCs or tablets

One of the biggest features added in the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition (Windows 10 Version 1607) is the Windows Ink Workspace. It ties together all the ink-powered features and apps on your touchscreen PC or tablet in one easy-to-access "canvas".

Windows Ink Workspace is simple to launch – just press the Windows Ink Workspace button in the system tray (it looks like a pen) or click the back of your pen on a new PC and all your pen-enabled experiences will be right there! Built-in apps like sketchpad, screen sketch and Sticky Notes as well as any pen apps you have installed are always available in one place whenever you need them.

For those of you who don't have a digital pen, not to worry! If you have a touch screen PC, but don't have a stylus or pen, you can still try out Windows Ink Workspace. Just right-click on the taskbar and choose “Show Windows Ink Workspace button”. You can also do some finger-inking if you don’t have a pen yet! Draw with your finger - make sticky notes with EB's face on them. We'll have a contest, the best finger-drawn picture of EB wins. The grand prize is a bowl of EB's famous gruel - cold & hard from age.

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Turn on Windows Ink Workspace by clicking this icon (above). Or you can right-click the taskbar and choose “Show Windows Ink Workspace button”

My finger ink painting of EB is sure to win the grand prize!

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She looks a lot older than that, but I don't know how to make her look her age just using my artistic finger.

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The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

We wrote our first “Your Computer Won’t Bite” e-book back in 2005. Windows XP was just a few years old and some folks were still hanging on to Windows 98 and Windows ME.

A decade ago we told you that your computer won’t bite, and though things have changed drastically in the past decade, the basic theme of that old e-book is still true even though 11 years have passed. It is so true that the more things change, the more they stay the same.

The following excerpt originally appeared in the introduction to our 2005 “Your Computer Won’t Bite” e-book.

Let’s take a look back 11 years to what we wrote in 2005:

1. You control your computer; your computer doesn’t control you.
2. A good working knowledge of computers can help keep you safe.
3. No software program in the world is going to provide you with 100% protection from every evil on the Internet.
4. No software program can or will ever replace your brain.
5. No software program can or will ever replace your common sense.
6. The bad guys rely on the trusting nature of people. Whatever sounds too good to be true most always is.
7. You don’t need to be a computer guru to avoid someone taking advantage of you on the Internet.
8. Continuing education is a must. You don’t need to be a guru to stay safe, but you must continue to learn about your computer and the Internet because its always changing and evolving....

Read the rest of this essay here.

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Find Nutritional Information For Any Quantity of Food

If you’re concerned at all with your weight, you’re different than EB, and more like TC. If you’re not concerned with your weight or nutrition at all – you can skip this and maybe make a donation or visit our start page, eh?

If you’ve come this far, after that horrid opening paragraph, congratulations! We happy to have you with us. Now were going to serve up some good stuff, so tuck that napkin in your shirt, and let's have at it.

First the name of our site pick is Spelt, but it’s not spelt Spelt, it’s spelt, – cute huh? We thought so. Do we have a clue what Spelt has to do with nutrition. Sure, we’re not completely food stupid – Spelt is an ancient grain. Our distant forefathers used to sit around in their caves watching movies eating popspelt -a forerunner of what we call popcorn. And if you’re from America, spelt is the past tense of spell in Britain. And you know, they invented English, so how they spell words is more correct than how us Yankees spell words. If they like colour, we should like colour. Do the Canadians respect English spelling? I don’t know, do you?

And if the "P" in Spelt, were an "M" we'd be talking about fish.

All this has nothing to do with our site pick, it’s more or less an attempt to see just how much you care about what you eat.

Our site pick, Spelt, makes it easy to find out the nutritional value of any food, in any quantity, even in single pieces like 4 peanuts. You can use American measurements or metric measurements, Spelt does not care where you’re from.

If you’re a mom or a grandma and you bake goodies for your family, wouldn’t you like to know the nutritional value of what you cook or bake? Spelt not only gives you the calories in food, but it gives you the amount of fat, carbs, and protein in food.

So, why waste time writing anymore – you’re either still with us, or you’ve gone off in search of something meaningful. But this is meaningful, I tells ya! We all have to eat. And what we eat is what we are – who said that? It makes no sense. I am not an Egg McMuffin.

Now, instead of boring you with 400+ more words, we’re going to show you, exactly what you can do with Spelt.

As you can see (above) you can really chow down on grapes. Eat a bunch and stay slim. If your belly can hold 100 grapes, you’re only consuming 340 calories – or less than you’d consume if you ate just one cup (8 oz.) of vanilla ice cream. Eat 200 grapes and your belly will turn them into wine and you'll be intoxicated... and probably sick too. So don't eat 200+ grapes and drive.

As I can tell you – it does not take nearly as long to eat one cup of ice cream as it does to eat 100 grapes. Plus, you don’t need to chew ice cream, so you don’t burn off calories masticating like you do with grapes. I am guessing you burn off almost as many calories mawing grapes as you get from eating grapes. Does this make grapes the perfect diet food? Some will tell you grapes are too high in sugars, I say bull hickey.

You love pictures? Here are more pictures:

Above: American ounces. Below: Metric liters.

Above: Calories by the piece. 4 peanuts is 4 peanut whether you live in Germany, England, Australia, New Zealand or Lower Slobovia.

If you have recipes and you’d like to know what the nutritional value is, lookie at the cookie recipe below:

See? Look up! That recipe makes 24 delicious cookies. Each cookie has a hair over 295 calories. So two chocolate chip cookies and an 8 oz. glass of milk (who eats cookies without milk?) is about 800 calories. So what was my grandma doing giving me cookies and milk when I got home from school?? Would I have eaten 4 grapes or 4 brazil nuts for a snack. I would have thought she didn’t love me.

Now, finally, we compare the diet of a wealthy person (EB) and a poor person (me). First EB’s daily calorie intake:

My diet. It’s all I can afford. And I have to pay for catfish & chicken food too!

Through levity and pictures, you now have an idea of what you can do with our site pick “Spelt”.

Now go forth and find out more about the foods you eat.

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What is an active window?

EB is cheap. She has central air, but won't use it unless the outside temperature is above 105. When it is 104 or lower, she opens her windows to let in the hot breeze (if any). The window that catches the breeze is the active window. It is usually located on the windward side of the house. The other windows are open, but inactive since they are on the side of the house opposite from the direction of the wind. I always try to sit near the active window so as not to die of heat stroke.

NO NO NO... you want to know about the active window in Windows. Right? OK...

When two or more program windows are open on the desktop, only one of them can be the active window. The active window has some unique characteristics:

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