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In my weekly post, “Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Lavanda De Globo Caliente 2 Paisaje Fondo Pansize“, I like to include a photo of something that I’ve taken from the previous week.

There was a time when I’d put my original camera around my neck and go looking for things to take pictures of. Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón pink Nubes Y Mar Barco 1 Paisaje Fondo De PansizeIt worked really well if I was lucky enough to find something worth snapping. Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Linda pink De Casa 2 Paisaje Fondo Pansize ES AJNow, with the camera in my Smartphone, I always have the ability to take pictures in my pocket. It’s funny how many more pictures that I feel inspired to take this way. And better ones too.

Anyway, last week I was rolling up the solar blanket to the pool and noticed a spider in this huge web over my shoulder. Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Lindo Árbol green 2 Paisaje Fondo Pansize ES AJI watched for a minute until I realized what she/he was doing. The spider was traversing the web picking up the things that got caught during the night before.Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Sofá Pájaro De Playa 3 Paisaje Fondo De Pansize My mind flashed back to elementary school science where we learned how a spider doesn’t get stuck in its own web.

I was pleased with the picture as I got as close as I could to get a definition of the spider and the things caught in the web. Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Líneas Entretejer 31 Paisaje Fondo De Pansize ESAs per my regular routine, I took 2 or 3 pictures of the same thing so that I could get the best picture lest I move the camera while taking the picture.

Anyway, that’s the background for this post!

When I write my Sunday post, my routine was to grab the camera on my desk and flip through what I had taken and find one to include. Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Logotipo De Coche De Lujo 1 Paisaje Fondo PansizeThen, I would email or DM it to myself so that I could put it into the post. Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Taburete De Piedra Jardín 3 Paisaje Fondo PansizeSince it’s only a task that I do once or twice a week, the inefficiencies kind of bothered me but not enough to do anything about it.

However, in my readings lately on Windows 10, I’ve been reading about the Your Phone abilities. For the most part, the writers were excited about the concept of texting from your computer keyboard. I wasn’t as excited. Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Tigre León Pradera 22 Paisaje Fondo De Pansize ESCould there be more?

Out of boredom, I installed this on my phone and activated the utility on my computer. Unlike other synchronization things I’ve used, this really was seemless and easyPapel Pintado Mural De Vellón Luces Creativa 2 Paisaje Fondo De Pansize ES AJ. Almost too easy, it seemed. The menu revealed what was available.

And, sure enough, there were my spider pictures. Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Luna Nubes Cielo 2 Paisaje Fondo De Pansize ES AJ(As well as the thunderstorm clouds coming in from Boblo Island)

To work on the post, there was none of this sending the picture to myself. I just grabbed it from the Your Phone app and bam, it was in my post.

I remember Arthur C. Clarke’s quote…

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

I had that moment!

I just wish that I’d done it sooner.

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… TV dinner tables?

David Garlick was a week ahead of me on this one with his Twitter response to last week’s post.

Maybe that’s why he was a principal and I wasn’t.Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Mariposa De Hojas greens 13 Paisaje Fondo Pansize

Yes, there was the concept of the folding TV dinner table. There’s a bunch still for sale –

Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón green Vid Ventana 12 Paisaje Fondo De Pansize ESThey’ve gone up in price! And appear to be more solid than the ones in my memory.

Currently, we don’t own a set but I do remember, as a child, of having a set that we kept behind the door going down to the basementPapel Pintado Mural De Vellón Mariposa pinkda De Bosque 2 Paisaje Fondo Pansize. My wife’s parents had a set and used them as end tables down in their rec room.Papel Pintado Mural Vellón Atardecer Dolphin Saltando 3 Paisaje Fondo Pansize I stole the idea when furnishing an apartment at university. It was affordable, to be sure, from the second hand store. $5 a set, if I recall correctly.

They weren’t very solid. They appeared to be made of tin and had a flowered pattern on them and fluted edges. Papel Pintado Mural Vellón Diente De León Luciérnagas 12 Paisaje Fondo PansizeThey folded up neatly for storage and the concept was to put your dinner/supper on them so that you could watch television while eating. (TV dinners optional). Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Moda Pintura Al Óleo Fina 2 Paisaje Fondo PansizeUnlike a regular table, they weren’t a permanent addition to a room – just for those special times that you ate supper while watching television.

Or so the story goes…

In both our families like David’s, the television was turned off at meal times and we ate as a family around the kitchen table.Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Montañas Playa 300 Paisaje Fondo De Pansize ES AJ In our case, the dining table was used for special dining occasions when we had company but mostly as a collection point for stuff at other times.

So, why did we have TV tables? For those fancy meals with company, they served as holders for the food as we loaded up buffet style. Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Naturaleza Árboles 12 Paisaje Fondo De Pansize ESWe also used them to play games like checkers, Monopoly, on them. But that was about it.

These days, I can’t remember seeing them out for sale in stores so I don’t know if they’re not there or they’re such a seldom-purchased article that they’re largely hidden. Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón black Y whiteo 116 Paisaje Fondo De Pansize ES AJWe do see them when we’re out antiquing and it does bring back childhood memories!

For a Sunday morning, your thoughts?

  • Do you currently own a set of TV dinner tables?
  • Did you have them in your youth?
  • Were you allowed to eat and watch television at the same time?
  • Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Niños Habitación 3 Paisaje Fondo De Pansize ES AJWhile the cheap tinny ones probably wouldn’t work, could you see a use for these type of table in your classroom?
  • Papel Pintado Mural Vellón Palma De Mano coloridas 2 Paisaje Fondo De PansizeGiven their price point and the portability, there has to be all kinds of functionality for these that I’m not aware of. Do you have a unique use for these things?

As always, please share your thoughts in the comments below.

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I could have used this when I got my Chromebook.

Now, a computer is a computer is a computer but there are little gotchas with various operating systems that take a bit of getting used to.Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Paraguas Juguetes Comida 2 Paisaje Fondo Pansize

Like MacOS not liking the ALT key but uses the Windows/Super key instead for some tasks. Papier Peint Photo Fleurs Illustrations coloré Beige brown black Brosses NuméroOr the difference between a backspace key and a delete key.Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Pastizales greens 2 Paisaje Fondo De Pansize ES They’re easily learned once you set yourself on a path to actually learn them.

I suspect that my learning with a new Chromebook was the same as others.

  • what’s that magnifying glass doing on the CAPS LOCK key?
  • how do you CAPS LOCK anyway?
  • is there a files manager?Papier Peint Photo Résumé Ornements Perles Diamant Grille Liwwing Numéro 735
  • is there a Task Manager?
  • where did all the Function keys go and what do those new symbols mean?

And other things. Of course, they’re all easily found with a simple Google search but they’re all nicely laid out in this Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Patrón De Estilo Europeo 2 Paisaje Fondo Pansize.

Work your way though the menu on the left and see the results appear graphically in the main part of the screen. Although I’ve used this Chromebook for a couple of years now, there were still a few new things to learn.Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Patrón De gold Del Arte 2 Paisaje Fondo De Pansize In this case, I learned a few more multiple-finger actions.

You might want to tuck this away as an introductory lesson for Chromebooks in your classroom.

Bonus tutorial – Pixel Phone Simulator