[Coco] New CoCo site and ftp
wdg3rd at comcast.net
wdg3rd at comcast.net
Tue Mar 23 19:26:46 EDT 2010
----- "richec" <rcrislip at neo.rr.com> wrote:
> On Sunday 21 March 2010 09:57:10 am Brian Blake wrote:
> > random rodder's coco den <http://coco.randomrodder.com>. There's a
> Sigh... just lookin at that nuclear green screen brings back fond and
> not so
> fond memories. Site looks good. Actually that green is kind of
The colors are right, but the text font is very wrong. I'm not complaining -- serif fonts are much easier for me to read than the one native to the Color Computer, as aside from having only one 20/20 functional eye since infancy [the left was 20/400 in its best days, which were almost half a century ago], middle-age far-sightedness and a slight bit of macular degeneration are gradually taking my good eye away. A minor side-effect is that my bad eye is getting slightly more usable, since the eye changes that cause far-sightedness are slightly reducing the near-sightedness. (I have never been able to watch a 3D movie, but at the current rate of change, my eyes may be equal around my eleventy-first birthday, unless the macular degeneration blindsides me -- of course, that means I'd have to live several decades past the record of anyone with my Y chromosome, a record I'll pass if I last another year and a half -- the current record holder was my father, but the VA finally couldn't maintain his abused liver after he turned 56 -- previous generations [in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Wales] generally died of black lung much sooner).
(Yeah, I'm morbidly depressed at the moment, can't figure the right words to propose remarriage to my first wife, widowed a couple of months back when my best friend on the planet [rather closer than a brother] left this plane of existence. Naomi and Michael introduced Lisa and me, and Lisa is all in favor of us marrying Naomi [Lisa and Michael were occasional lovers for about thirty years, and that includes most of the time since I've been around -- what happens behind closed doors is the business of the three to five people involved, it's no business at all of Jerry Falwell [or whatever loser has claimed his mantle] or the government).
Yeah, I'm off-topic. But it was my co-husband (not Michael, and I won't speak the treacherous bastard's name) back when we were married to Naomi who bought that first Model One that later got me the job as instructor at the Las Vegas RSCC were I fell in love with the Color Computer. (Remarrying Naomi could be a challenge -- Michael was ten times the man I am, and could handle her libido -- polygyny is much more physically challenging than polyandry). (If anybody needs to know what the various forms of polygamy are, Google works -- and even Wikipedia seems to be more accurate than usual on those subjects).
Ward Griffiths wdg3rd at comcast.net
The Bible says (in Psalms 90:10) that "The days of our years are threescore years and ten", yet Xtians frequently defy G-d's will and continue to preach rather than commit suicide on their 70th birthday. Yeah, the Psalm says you're allowed to live to eighty, but you're going to suffer if you do that, so you might as well just kill yourself. Suicide is not a sin in the Old Testament, and I can't find the spot in the New Testament that changes the status. (This blasphemy is an original from me [wdg3rd], the sort of thing I strive for).
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