Author Archives: JJS

New combination

So I have done it, at least on one of my computers for the time being. It appears to be fast. And now it is installed on my phone as well. Safer browsing

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Safari

Since Apple’s last IOS release, the extension of my favorite search engine “Qwant” is no longer supported. Of course you can define Qwant as the first page to open when starting Safari but it is not the same and furthermore … Continue reading

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Souvenir 1974

My student card from Villanova University in Pennsylvania. It brings back a lot of memories and I have lost touch with all the people I met over there at the time. Note that my name is “Jacques” and not “Jean … Continue reading

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Transat Jacques Vabre

We are a mere 8 days from the start of this transatlantic race. Below a short history of the race taken from their home page. THE TRANSAT JACQUES VABRE STORY In its 24 years of existence, the bi-annual Transat Jacques … Continue reading

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New comic book

Did I mention that a new Asterix is coming out later this month? I have ordered a copy from my comic shop a short while ago. I wish I had it now, being hospitalized for a few days is boring.

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Hospital stay in

Day 1 I walked in the emergency room a few hours ago on the telephone strong recommendation of my doctor after he received himself a call from the blood test people I had visited less than an hour before. My … Continue reading

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Corvette

Do that look like a Corvette to you? Well it is.  The new C8.R which to me looks more like it is coming out of one of the Italian workshops or maybe a Mc Laren. I miss something from the … Continue reading

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