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October 3, 2023

"The library could not be opened"

I am recovering from back surgery and I'm not the brightest bulb right now. I've looked this up in Apple support and it felt like something I might do right after I run a marathon AND climb Mt. Everest.

All of a sudden, but maybe coinciding with downloading Sonoma 14.0, when I try to open my photos on my MacBook Air it says "The library could not be opened."

Is there anyone out there whose been through this and can give me third-grade level instructions on what to do?

Thanks in advance.

August 15, 2023

Trump indicted in Georgia election subversion probe

Source: CNN

Here are the names and titles of all 19 people charged in Georgia case
From CNN's Devan Cole, Sara Murray, Jason Morris, Marshall Cohen

There are 19 people charged in the Georgia case, according to the indictment.

Donald Trump, former US president

Rudy Giuliani, Trump lawyer

Mark Meadows, White House chief of staff

John Eastman, Trump lawyer

Kenneth Chesebro, pro-Trump lawyer

Jeffrey Clark, top Justice Department official

Jenna Ellis, Trump campaign lawyer

Robert Cheeley, lawyer who promoted fraud claims

Mike Roman, Trump campaign official

David Shafer, Georgia GOP chair and fake elector

Shawn Still, fake GOP elector

Stephen Lee, pastor tied to intimidation of election workers

Harrison Floyd, leader of Black Voices for Trump

Trevian Kutti, publicist tied to intimidation of election workers

Sidney Powell, Trump campaign lawyer

Cathy Latham, fake GOP elector tied to Coffee County breach

Scott Hall, tied to Coffee County election system breach

Misty Hampton, Coffee County elections supervisor

Ray Smith

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/trump-fulton-county-georgia-08-14-23/index.html

And Rudy, too!
August 13, 2023

It's the climate

Any other news item is starting to feel like I'm looking at ants from far away. It is all a diversion.

May 9, 2023

Hooked on Slow Horses

We only subscribe to Apple TV during Ted Lasso season, so we have a little time to explore. It is really something. I have not read the books but from what I can tell it is faithful to them. They're on my library list now!

MI5/Gary Oldman/some looking back at the good old days of the Cold War/intellectually satisfying/dark humor

April 22, 2023

Hooked on Aber Bergen

I came across it randomly while recovering from something. It is free on Hoopla but I quickly exceeded my 10 rentals for the month. Now I have one of those "free for a week" subscriptions on Prime to finish season one, and I know I won't be able to stop.

Fascinating. Norwegian courtroom drama with love interest--I had not seen this in my future! Dark, but not unbearably horrifyingly dark--yet.

April 21, 2023

Two new news sources for Indiana

They both send daily emails. They provide a level of news that had been missing from what I could find.


AXOIS now has an Indianapolis page on their website and you can sign up for their Indy emails there.


March 9, 2023

Messages app won't speak to my husband suddenly

I have Apple, he has Android. We text all the time. Once in a while it won't send something, but this morning it won't let us communicate in either direction. I have sms turned on if i-messages isn't available.

We've turned the phones off and on, tried using non-wifi.

Any ideas out there? Thanks in advance.

June 26, 2022

Yay Marion County prosecutor!


Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears announced Friday his office will not prosecute abortion-related cases if Republicans in the state legislature seek to criminalize the procedure following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that overturns abortion rights.

The pushback from Indianapolis Democrats like Mears and the Indiana Democratic Party represents yet another schism between Democrat-dominated Marion County and the Statehouse, where Republicans are in the supermajority.

With the overturning of the landmark Roe v. Wade case, Indiana Republicans are expected to restrict abortion access in a special legislative session next month.

Republican lawmakers have not offered specifics about what type of restrictions they might place on abortion. But just hours after the ruling, some states — such as Louisiana — were poised to pursue criminal charges against anyone who helped to terminate a pregnancy, though pregnant people themselves are exempt from prosecution.

The impending legislation sparked reaction from state and local Democrats, who are virtually powerless in the Statehouse.

Mears stressed that prosecutor and law enforcement resources should not go toward abortion-related cases.

"It should not be a priority for the prosecutor's office or law enforcement to second-guess the decision and choices made by health care professionals," Mears said. "Everybody here realizes that we have a number of challenges in Marion County. One of those challenges is not incarcerating doctors and nurses."

Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears listens as Marion County Clerk, Ali Brown speaks out for women's rights during a press conference to address the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and a woman's right to legal and safe abortions on Friday, June 24, 2022, at the Indiana Democratic Party offices in Indianapolis. Brown shared the story of her near death birth experience and medical condition which could lead to death in the case of pregnancy.
With a supermajority of Republicans in the state legislature, however, Indianapolis Democrats are limited in what they can do in support of those seeking an abortion.

Indianapolis city officials, too, must constantly maintain a balance between supporting more progressive ideals and avoiding the ire of the state legislature — which has historically crafted pre-emptive state laws forbidding cities from taking certain actions.

The Market Street divide: Indianapolis Democrats, Statehouse Republicans clash

Indianapolis Senate Republicans have frequently tried to put a stop to Mears' decision not to prosecute simple marijuana possession, for example. Theyintroduced bills in 2020, 2021 and 2022 to appoint a special prosecutor in cases where the local prosecutor refused to prosecute certain crimes.

So far the bills have not passed. Mears said such bills are on shaky ground with the state constitution.

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