Farewell to my late-2008 unibody MacBook – they should make them like that again

In a couple of months, I will replace my laptop with a new one. By then, my laptop will be twelve years old. Most of the computers I owned did not last more than five years. Except this one. I was lucky with this one. This is a story about how this laptop could last so long and why I am exchanging it at a special period in the history of Apple computers, if not all computers. … More Farewell to my late-2008 unibody MacBook – they should make them like that again

And the winner is : rubber boots. Again.

When we started working at the Jaguar Rescue Sandals, just over two months ago, I thought my rubber sandals would do the job. I reasoned that they are water resistant and easy to clean. My first job was to pre-rinse the laundry, which involved a lot of water splashing around. So, water resistant was definitely needed there. However, not all went well… … More And the winner is : rubber boots. Again.

Zip it

Yesterday, Cristina and I got a tour around the neighboring land, which is a small forest. It was awesome! After the tour, when we were back in the house, I realized that my phone was not in my pocket. … wait, what? … More Zip it

Our birdwatching gear. Part 4 : Smartphone and clip-on

Only when I started writing these posts about our bird-watching gear, I realized that our smartphones are definitely part of it. Because we never leave the house without the smartphone, it is the natural last resort to take a picture of a bird. But it is also useful to make sound recordings and, together with a so-called clip-on, it can be used to make pictures through binoculars or telescopes … More Our birdwatching gear. Part 4 : Smartphone and clip-on