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<888> 02/18/14 Tuesday 8:10 P.M.  I  ate three ounces of almonds.  I chatted with a friend.  I finished enabling the 205 channels on the Roku TV device in the kitchen.  CIO

<888> 02/18/14 Tuesday 5:20 P.M.  I moved the red light in the bedroom to the pineapple lamp on top of the Dell CPU, and I have it connected to the power strip to the left of the Dell CPU.  I also have the Netgear Ethernet switch and T-Mobil Linksys wireless router going in the bedroom.  Thus I will try to leave the red light on while I sleep for night light in the bedroom.  I put the 15 watt white bulb back in the small lamp at the bedroom entrance with a small white lamp shade on it, which I will no longer leave turned on for a night light.  CIO

<888> 02/18/14 Tuesday 4:50 P.M.  I threw out the shipping box.  The mail arrived.  I got a Christmas Greetings letter from Queen Elizabeth II from her Sandringham Estate http://www.royal.gov.uk/ .  I put it in the frame with other Christmas Letters from her, which I hang on the back side of the bedroom door.  The order with tracking of https://tools.usps.com/go/TrackConfirmAction?qtc_tLabels1=9102901013119200763234 on the order for two Feit Electric 60W Equivalent Red Spiral CFL Light Bulb for $4.98 each for $9.96 and $4.49 shipping for $14.45 total arrived.  I put one red light bulb in the small lamp at the bedroom entrance, and I put a small white lamp shade on it.  Thus I now have night vision lighting in the bedroom.  Since I always keep a white night light in the hallway and one in the kitchen and one in the living room, there is not point in put in more red lights at the moment.  Back to the kitchen Roku device.  CIO     

<888> 02/18/14 Tuesday 4:10 P.M.  I have the Roku 3000 device hooked up to the Haier TV in the bedroom.  It works off the Haier TV HDMI 2 port, when on the five port switch box, it is port number 1.  I have it setup to work off the wired LAN which is always on.  The Sony Streaming device is now port 2 working off the wireless which is not always on.  The Memorex DVD player is port 3 and the living room cable box is port 4.  The port switch device remote has to be pointed at the IR sensor of the left side of the Haier TV screen, or it can be manually switched.  I activated the Roku 3000, and I installed its 203 channels and updates.  I activated Netflix and www.acorn.tv , and I still have to activate the rest of the channels that need activating after the I finish with the kitchen Roku device.  CIO 

<888> 02/18/14 Tuesday 2:45 P.M.  The order with tracking of UPS Tracking on the order for Roku 3 Digital HD Streaming Media Player w/ Headphones Game Remote and HDMI Cable for $71.95 with coupon code "EMCYTZT5675" with free shipping and four Kaybles HDMI-S-6 6 ft. High Speed HDMI Cable with Ethernet and Gold Plated Connector in OEM Package M-M  for $3.99 each with free shipping for $87.91 total was delivered.  I will now how it up in the bedroom to the Haier LCD TV.  CIO  

<888> 02/18/14 Tuesday 1:55 P.M.  I threw out the garbage.  I cleaned about two inches of snow off the Volvo wagon.  I said hello to neighbors.  I will now start enabling channels on the Roku player in the kitchen.  CIO

<888> 02/18/14 Tuesday 1:10 P.M.  I will now shower and clean up.  CIO 

<888> 02/18/14 Tuesday 11:55 A.M.  I woke up at 10:30 A.M..  I chatted with a relative.  I ate breakfast of oatmeal with honey and milk, a toasted bagel with olive oil, a 12 ounce glass of 50% punch and 50% cold filtered water and vitamins and supplements, and a cup of coffee with milk and Splenda sweetener.  I washed the breakfast dishes.  I made my bed.  CIO       

<888> 02/17/14 Monday 9:15 P.M.  I ate two ounces of almonds earlier today.  I chatted with a relative.  I will now shut down the primary work computer.  I will eat a muffin.  I will then go to bed.

When I checked out the Truman White House at the Key West Navy Annex during the winter of 1978 with a friend, it appeared to be just a one story two or three bedroom bungalow, and when I walked into it, it was full of termites, and my foot went through the floor.  It was well photographed, so I am pretty sure it was it.  The Navy base was abandoned with lots of palm frons and coconuts lying all of the place.  There were two or three nice houses on the southern tip, with a lot of other abandoned buildings.  This is what it looks like today http://www.trumanlittlewhitehouse.com/ .  CIO

<888> 02/17/14 Monday 8:10 P.M.  Email - Remembering and Honoring President Reagan - Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library

Republican Presidents T-Shirt | National Republican Senatorial Committee Store

Chicago goes to war with Asian carp CIO

<888> 02/17/14 Monday 7:15 P.M.  I watched a bit of the Key West news today, and they mentioned this web site http://mote.org/ and I found this web site http://www.coralrestoration.org/ .  CIO

<888> 02/17/14 Monday 7:10 P.M.  I ate a 19 ounce Stouffer's meat lasagna with grated parmesan and Romano cheese and a 12 ounce glass of Canada Dry Ginger Ale.  CIO  

<888> 02/17/14 Monday 6:25 P.M.  I am up to configuring 88 of the 203 channels on my Kitchen Roku device.  I went outside, and I checked up the environment.  I chatted with a new neighbor.  I took off the following item from the secondary Dell Latitude D410 laptop, and I am selling it NETGEAR WNA3100-100NAR Wireless Adapter IEEE 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Up to 300Mbps Wireless Data Rates WPA2 for $12.99 and $1.99 shipping refurbished , to the neighbor, so he can connect up his computer to the internet to the building wireless.  He lives within range of the building wireless.  I downloaded the driver to a pen drive that I had, and I installed it on his computer, and I hooked up the Netgear wireless device.  It works just fine.  He gets 2 mbps download and 2 mbps upload.  I also installed and ran www.ccleaner.com on his computer which a lot of people do not seem to know about.  CIO   

<888> 02/17/14 Monday 1:40 P.M.  I threw out the garbage.  I chatted with neighbors.  The ice skating rink parking lot is full of vehicles.  I will now start enabling the Roku device channels in the kitchen which will take a while.  Although one can add all of one's channels to any Roku devices that one owns, one has to enable them for each Roku device.  It took two days on the living room Roku device.  Hardly anyone ever talks to me downtown, so I guess they do not know English, and they are all foreigners.  CIO

<888> 02/17/14 Monday 1:05 P.M.  Chase Imposes New Capital Controls on Cash Deposits

I tried the high definition antenna system in the apartment that I have as an alternative to the Cable Box.  I now only get eight channels with no ABC or CBS and with three Spanish language stations and the Fox Channel and Channel 21 PBS and a movie channel and a shopping channel.  The picture quality is also very dark.  Thus it is not much of an alternative.  CIO   

<888> 02/17/14 Monday 11:35 A.M.  I will now shower and clean up.  CIO 

<888> 02/17/14 Monday 10:20 A.M.  I woke up at 9:00 A.M..  I ate breakfast of oatmeal with honey and milk, a toasted bagel with olive oil, a 12 ounce glass of 50% punch and 50% cold filtered water and vitamins and supplements, and a cup of coffee with milk and Splenda sweetener.  I washed the breakfast dishes.  I made my bed.  CIO    

<888> 02/16/14 Sunday 11:05 P.M.  Interesting reading here http://www.clanscottsociety.org/linked/TartanDay2011DukesLetter.pdf linked from http://www.clanscottsociety.org/ and http://www.bowhillhouse.co.uk/ .  I will now shut down the primary work computer.  I will eat a muffin, and then I will go to bed.  CIO

<888> 02/16/14 Sunday 8:50 P.M.  King Richard III Genome

Email - Presidential Jelly Beans-Ronald Reagan's Favorite only $24.95! - Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library

Britain’s Welfare Queen - NYTimes.com  CIO

<888> 02/16/14 Sunday 8:20 P.M.  At 9 P.M. Eastern Time on www.foxnews.com they are having the rebroadcast of the George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush documentary that I watched this past Friday evening.  It is very informative, and tells a lot about them that I did not know.  I chatted with a friend.  I ate three ounces of almonds.  CIO 

<888> 02/16/14 Sunday 7:20 P.M.  I reheated and ate the chicken and scallop potato dinner with a 12 ounce glass of Canada Dry Ginger Ale.  CIO 

<888> 02/16/14 Sunday 5:55 P.M.  I threw out the garbage.  I went downtown to CVS, and I picked up a prescription.  I then went by the ATM machine at the Chase Bank at the top of Greenwich Avenue.  I then drove further downtown, and I parked in my usual location.  There is no point in cleaning off the snow off the benches, since there is too much snow around them.  I stopped by Zen Stationary, and I played a Quick Pick Powerball Ticket for $2.  I then walked the entire length of Greenwich Avenue and the train station area.  I sat out at various places that were clear of snow, but a bit damp.  I used the bathroom at Starbucks.  I toured CVS again.  There are two flyers outside CVS for a Wired Haired Terrier lost in Bruce Park with a thousand dollar reward and a 914 area code.  It looks like the dog that won the Westminster Dog Show.  The sidewalk at the top of Greenwich Avenue as it turns into West Putnam Avenue is extremely slippery and icy and dangerous.  I finished my walk, and I sat out for a while.  I then went by the Stop and Shop.  I bought a 48 ounce Quaker Old Fashioned oats for $4.24, a quart of Borden's lemon juice for $2.69, a 8.5 ounce bag of Cape Cod Kettle potato chips for $3, bananas for .79 a pound for $2.06, four 19 ounce Stouffer's meat lasagna for $3 each, a six pack of Arnold New York Everything bagels for $3.99, a chicken and scallop potato dinner for $2.49, and 40 cents can return for $30.07 total.  I then went by the Putnam Shell at 401 West Putnam Avenue, and I bought $11.02 of self service premium V-Power gasoline for $4.199 a gallon with a dime a gallon off with my Stop and Shop card for 2.624 gallons at odometer reading of 107489 miles for 25.4 miles driven since Friday January 31, 2014 for 9.68 miles per gallon in mostly local traffic.  I then returned home.  I got the Sirius radio going again on the Volvo wagon by pressing the Menu button.  I think www.foxnews.com is Sirius 114.  I then put away my groceries.  CIO  

<888> 02/16/14 Sunday 12:15 P.M.  I will now shower and clean up.  I will then go downtown for some routine errands.  CIO

<888> 02/16/14 Sunday 10:55 A.M.  I woke up at 9:45 A.M..  I ate breakfast of oatmeal with honey and milk, a toasted English muffin with olive oil, a 12 ounce glass of 50% punch and 50% cold filtered water and vitamins and supplements, and a cup of coffee with milk and Splenda sweetener.  I washed the breakfast dishes.  I made my bed.  CIO  

End of Scott's Notes week of 02/16/14

<888> 02/16/14 Sunday 12:30 A.M.  I drank a 12 ounce glass of 50% punch and 50% Canada Dry Ginger Ale.  I will now send out my weekly notes.  I will then shut down the primary work computer.  I will eat a Greek yogurt.  I will then go to bed.  CIO

<888> 02/15/14 Saturday 11:00 P.M.  $49.99 free shipping Kidde 21006204 Service Fire Extinguisher, 3A40BC  CIO 

<888> 02/15/14 Saturday 10:05 P.M.  On my first trip to Europe in 1972, I only flew TWA from Boston to Paris to Rome to Athens and back to Boston, and here is what I looked like a bit like Howard Hughes or a Saudi Prince of his time http://mikelouisscottcom.cv.siteprotect.net/mlsgr72.jpg or http://mikelouisscott.com/mlsgr72.jpg .  CIO 

<888> 02/15/14 Saturday 8:40 P.M.  I chatted with a relative.  When I chatted with the walker who lives downtown today, he told me that nobody is cleaning off the snow off the benches downtown.  I guess they have to have a town meeting and come up with an executive decision to figure out whom might do it.  Maybe they should start charging for people to sit on benches, and then they could afford to pay someone for cleaning the snow off the benches.  Also they should shovel pathways to the benches, so one can reach them more easily.  I guess with the snow melting a little bit in the daytime and freezing at night, it is quite treacherous out there on the wilds of Greenwich Avenue.  I used to go out there in cold weather all of the time around the clock until about a year ago, when I decided I was too old for that adventure.  The safest sidewalk in the winter in Manhattan is the sidewalk around the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, because they have steam pipes in the sidewalk to keep it defrosted.  Of course that is the high rent district. The cheapest place I know to stay in midtown Manhattan is the http://www.ymcanyc.org/vanderbilt/ which is convenient to Grand Central terminal.  Nobody seems to have reason to communicate with me through the internet, so I guess they do not find my content too interesting, although I do have a lot of experience in this area and with the internet.  The cheapest place to stay in this area is the http://stamfordymca.org/ .  In Elmsford, New York and in Norwalk, Connecticut they have http://www.extendedstayamerica.com/ .  More than likely with the colder weather up north, the wild life that is still active will be foraging for food closer to where people live.  The http://glorydaysdiner.com/ in Greenwich, Connecticut across the street from the Y.M.C.A. is opened 24 hours on weekends.  The pubs in Greenwich close at 2 A.M..  I think www.mcdonalds.com and www.wendys.com are opened until midnight on West Putnam Avenue.  Of course in my neck of the woods on West Putnam Avenue, we have three 24 hours gasoline stations with mini marts and a 24 hours CVS, so you know somebody is always moving around in this area.  By exit 5 on I-95, we have the Riverside Shopping center with a 24 hour CVS and just to the east a 24 hour Walgreen's and 24 hour Getty gasoline station and 24 hour Mobil station, and a few blocks to the west, there is another 24 hour Mobil station.  Unfortunately in central Greenwich downtown after 10 or 11 A.M., there are no grocery stores or gasoline stations opened.  I think downtown Starbucks on Greenwich Avenue closes at 11 P.M. on Friday and Saturday nights, and the other nights at 10 P.M..  The Stamford, Connecticut train station is opened 24 hours, but I never checked it out in the early morning hours.  The rest areas on I-95 in Darien, Connecticut are opened 24 hours.  In the old days, one could try to sneak into the basement of the www.yale.edu law school and sleep on one of their red leather couches in their well heated basement.  There is a homeless shelter at Westchester County airport, but one needs to be referred by a Westchester County social services agency.  Also in Stamford, Connecticut and Norwalk, Connecticut; they have homeless shelters.  Westport, Connecticut has a small homeless shelter for about 25 people near the center of town, but it fills up fast. New York City has a large shelter network, and I think the police are required to round up homeless people in severe cold weather and take them to the shelters.  Of course there are always people falling through the cracks of the social services safety net.  CIO     

<888> 02/15/14 Saturday 7:25 P.M.  I picked up the mail.

Email - Vote! The Ronald Reagan LIbrary Has Been Nominated. - Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library

24 Seven | Prime Minister of Canada

Wavier jet stream 'may drive weather shift'

Prince Harry takes to Goodwood track

UK floods: Princes William and Harry shift sandbags

Illegal wildlife trade: Prince Charles and sons call for action

Duchess of Cambridge delights at school opening

http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CTZ009&warncounty=CTC001&firewxzone=CTZ009&local_place1=&product1=Hazardous+Weather+Outlook#.UwABqfuS7AM

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<888> 02/15/14 Saturday 5:20 P.M.  I ate 8 ounces Purdue short cut chicken strips and steamed baby carrots cut into quarters lengthwise with brocolli crowns and 12 ounces of Stop and Shop garlic mashed potatoes with Smart Balance Spread and extra virgin olive oil on the vegetables and a 12 ounce glass of Canada Dry Ginger Ale and a cup of green tea with Splenda sweetener and Borden lemon juice.  CIO      

<888> 02/15/14 Saturday 4:15 P.M.  I made 184 Premier Lights 100 MM filter Peter Stokkebye Turkish pipe tobacco cigarettes while watching "The Curse of King Tut's Tomb" episode 1.  CIO   

<888> 02/15/14 Saturday 1:10 P.M.  I cleaned the Ionic Pro air purifier.  I took the most recent order of five pounds of Turkish pipe tobacco, and I put it in 20 quart mason jars for four ounces a jar.  I threw out the garbage.  I said hello to a neighbor.  I shut down the Dell computer in the community room.  It looks like it might have malfunctioned.  I did not reboot it to see, if it works properly.  I will now make cigarettes.  CIO

<888> 02/15/14 Saturday 11:25 A.M.  I will now shower and clean up.  CIO

<888> 02/15/14 Saturday 11:00 A.M.  I chatted with a local walker twice.  I also chatted with a relative.  CIO

<888> 02/15/14 Saturday 9:15 A.M.  I chatted with a relative after the last note.  I watched a www.foxnews.com documentary about http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_H._W._Bush .  I went to bed at 11 P.M., and I woke up at 7:45 A.M..  I ate breakfast of oatmeal with honey and milk, a toasted English muffin with olive oil, a 12 ounce glass of 50% punch and 50% cold filtered water and vitamins and supplements, and a cup of coffee with milk and Splenda sweetener.  I washed the breakfast dishes.  I made my bed.

UK weather: Man killed after huge wave breaks window of cruise ship Marco Polo in English Channel as storms set to continue  CIO                

!!!!!! <888> 02/14/14 Friday 9:50 P.M.  Linking to free web content is legal, says EU Court

I will now shut down the primary work computer.  I will then go to bed.  CIO   

<888> 02/14/14 Friday 9:35 P.M.  I chatted with a relative.  I was told Florida lawmakers propose increasing highway speed limit to 75 mph

http://www.pressherald.com/news/Coldest_weather_in_three_years_on_tap_for_Maine.html  CIO

<888> 02/14/14 Friday 8:55 P.M. Biltmore Estate Newsletter

BBC News - US killer winter storm marches north

UK backs huge US neutrino plan  CIO

<888> 02/14/14 Friday 8:35 P.M.  Town of Greenwich Message:

This is an important message from the Greenwich Police Department.  Today is Friday, February 14th, 2104. 

By unanimous action, effective at 3:00 pm this afternoon the Town of Greenwich Board of Selectmen has lifted the Snow Emergency parking restrictions set in place on Wednesday.  Even though the Snow Emergency has been cancelled, small amounts of additional snow are forecast for tomorrow and the Town of Greenwich continues to encourage residents to voluntarily avoid on-street parking as best possible.  Many roadways remain narrowed by accumulated snow and ice.  Public Works crews will remain at work throughout the weekend removing snow and dressing roads.  This work is accomplished much more efficiently when streets are clear of parked vehicles. 




Relative to snow removal from private property, residents and especially snow removal contractors are reminded that it is unlawful to deposit any plowed or shoveled snow onto any public street, roadway or sidewalk.  Violations of this type are aggressively enforced by the Greenwich Police Department.  Violators are subject to a fine of 118 dollars per violation.



Also, and in accordance with Town of Greenwich ordinance, owners and occupants of property with public sidewalks are reminded that they are required to maintain these sidewalks as free from snow and ice.  Snow and ice must be removed from sidewalks not later than 18 hours from the time the snow has fallen or the ice has formed.



Finally, with all of the winter weather and cold temperatures many fire hydrants are becoming obstructed under unmelted snow and ice.  The Town is encouraging those who have a fire hydrant on their property to help keep it visible and accessible by shoveling it out.  Even if you do not have a fire hydrant on your property, please do not be afraid to adopt a nearby fire hydrant in your neighborhood.  Ready access to water for firefighting can be a true lifesaver when seconds count.  



Spring is just around the corner.  Until it gets here, please stay warm, stay safe and have a wonderful Valentine’s Day.

Capt. Mark Kordick


Greenwich Police Department


End of Message:  CIO

<888> 02/14/14 Friday 8:05 P.M.  I took a 10 inch skillet, and I put it on a large electric burner at medium high heat with two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil in it, and after three minutes when the olive oil was hot, I put in a 11 ounce top round London Broil, and I cooked it for two minutes a side flipping it every minute.  The first two sides, I put garlic salt, Montréal Steak Seasoning, and Italian Seasoning on each side the first time around, and then for one last minute, I simmered it on both sides in a couple of tablespoons of soy sauce and I ate it with the herbal soy sauce and Lea and Perrins Worcestershire sauce and 12 ounces of mashed potatoes with Smart Balance Spread and extra virgin olive oil and steamed baby carrots cut into quarters lengthwise and broccoli crowns with Smart Balance Spread and extra virgin olive oil and a 12 ounce glass of Canada Dry Ginger Ale and a cup of green tea with Splenda sweetener and Borden's lemon juice.

Up to two feet of snow fell in Maryland http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/weather/weather-blog/bal-wx-accumulations-top-20-inches-more-snow-forecast-early-saturday-20140214,0,2430426.story   CIO    

<888> 02/14/14 Friday 6:35 P.M.  I chatted with a relative.  CIO 

<888> 02/14/14 Friday 6:10 P.M.  I hooked up the Roku HD 2500R player to the Seiki TV in the kitchen.  The Roku player has RCA plugs, but they will not work on the Seiki TV, so I used an unpowered HDMI cable switch, and the Roku player is switch 1 and the Sony Streaming Player is switch 2.  The power to the Roku player turns on with the far left control panel switch.  I am installing the 214 channel updates on it right now.

I forgot to wish you all Happy St. Valentine's Day.  CIO

<888> 02/14/14 Friday 4:50 P.M.  I finished installed the Windows 8 Update on the Nokia Go Phone.  They finished removing the asbestos containment area from the front hallway area downstairs.  I moved the Volvo wagon to a cleared spot closer to the building.  The mail just arrived.  The order with https://tools.usps.com/go/TrackConfirmAction?qtc_tLabels1=92612999966477541400021625 on the order for $39.95 with free shipping refurbished Roku HD 2500R Digital WiFi Media Streaming Player finally arrived.  The tracking label was partially obscured by another label, so the tracking on it was not available until delivery.  The order with tracking of https://tools.usps.com/go/TrackConfirmAction?qtc_tLabels1=9400110899657000680315 on the order 8G 8GB Fast Flash Micro SD TF MicroSD TF Slim Memory Card 8 GB + SD Adapter for $6.99 with free shipping also arrived.  CIO

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