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rickgeorges
Pinellas County, Florida
Lawyer,Poet, author, educator. Practices real property, corporation, wills, trusts and estates law in Pinellas County, Florida. Writes the FutureLawyer column. Gives seminars on technology and the law. Author of "Life is Simple, Really", Poems about Life, Loving, Family and Fun., and "Poems For Lovers".
Interests: Computers, golf, tennis, chess, technology, gadgets
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PowerToys For Windows 10. I will take a risk and say that putting the words "Power" and "Toys" in the name is a sure way of getting male geek blood going. I used PowerToys back when Windows 95 was the... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Unihertz Smallest Smartphone. For $130, this JellyPro Smartphone is a bargain. It is 4G, has 3G of internal memory, accepts any micro SD card, and easily slips into a small pocket. When you don't want a big load, it is... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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As an apolitical observer of human nature, I am alarmed by the Cancel Culture, and the moralist view of history that permits the destruction of statues and the demands for name changes and limits on free speech. So much evil... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Tonight, we are visiting the new St. Pete Pier, the highlight of which is the Bending Arc sculpture by artist, Janet Echelman, whose wonderful sky sculptures, when lit, are an ethereal reminder of the spirits we hope to become. Check... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Morean Arts Center - Chihuly. We will be visiting the Chihuly Gallery tomorrow afternoon. It is an otherworldly experience to be in the presence of Dale Chihuly's glass sculptures, with the magic of interior lighting. As everyone despairs about visiting... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Futurelawyer
This Saturday edition of Parrot Sunday highlights Dave, a professional magician, bird trainer and wing pilot, actually made me cry. His Blue and Gold Macaw, Sunny, was rescued from a hoarding situation that is hard to watch. My Pinot was... Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Never try to get between a geek and his computer. It could get ugly. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Full Cover Face Shield. The face shield I have been wearing is an improvement over tight fitting and hot cloth masks; but, the shield was unwieldy and could only be used with one hat. So, after looking around, I found... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Time. He grew old faster than he was young. When morning came, it took so long to roll his legs off the edge of the bed, that he couldn’t always remember when he was young. He was living slowly, and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Face Shield Versus Mask. The medical scientists tell us that, as long as your face is covered and goes below the chin, face shields are just as protective as masks. I have a real problem with cloth masks in the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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14 Ways To Get Your LawBlog More Attention. I used to write a lawblog. I don't remember exactly when it became just a blog by a lawyer; but, it was between 2005 and 2010. My initial focus was on how... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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On this Throwback Thursday, I remember my most memorable Xmas. My parents were middle class in background and occupation: my mom a Registered Nurse, and my step-dad, a Navy Chief. Between them they had six kids, and we had a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
I have been using the Bose Frames all day, every day, for a year, and I cannot tell you how freeing it is not to have something stuck in my ear all the time. While the basic frames, at $199,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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This was taken four years ago. Regular preening by Pinot is the secret to having hair and keeping it. It also is a pathway to mindfulness and peace. Ommmm.. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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I have a modest proposal. When the thought police stop calling me and my fellow lawyers "sharks" and other pejorative terms, I will stop saying "Redskins". The hypocrisy of the politically correct elite is disgusting. Get a grip. They will... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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This Dilbert cartoon is funny, because we all understand how entitlement in bosses leads to the expectation that they don't have to do the "mundane". In fact, it is considered inefficient and unproductive to spend lawyer time doing anything but... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Best Cheap Windows 10 Laptops. Okay, none of these computers will win any speed competitions, nor will they serve as high end gaming machines or graphic artist workstations. But, for the average grunt lawyer or legal secretary or legal assistant,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Android Wear OS For iPhone. I have been pushing Management Consultant Savant, Michael Wade, of Execupundit, to trade in his Timex for a SmartWatch for years. Speaking of efficiency, my SmartWatches have saved me countless hours of time management sinkholes... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Redskins To Change Name To Lizard People. Longtime readers of this blog are well aware that I grew up watching the Redskins, and that their name has always been noble to me. When they were losers in the Sixties, I... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
Everything I know about Memento Mori, I learned from Star Trek. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
The composer of some of the best music I ever heard has died. Morricone composed the scores of classic movies and also classical music. I am spending some time today with his greatest work, IMHO, Ecstasy of Gold, for the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
Every Floridian with a lawn experiences the summer growing season. Sunshine, rain and a temperate climate means that the grass needs to be cut every few days. For you lucky homeowners with a riding mower, you get to drive your... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer