Monthly Archives: June 2012

Quote of the Day for Saturday

“A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.”

– Caskie Stinnet

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Quote of the Day for Friday

“Never play cards with any man named ‘Doc.’ Never eat at any place called ‘Mom’s.’ And never, ever, no matter what else you do in your whole life, never sleep with anyone whose troubles are worse than your own.”

– Dave Peltz

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Quote of the Day for Thursday

“Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for ’tis better to be alone than in bad company.”

– George Washington

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Quote of the Day for Wednesday

“Choose your rut carefully; you’ll be in it for the next ten miles.”

– Road sign in Upstate New York

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Kindle Reset Instructions

I am going to set this message up to go out monthly for each of my blogs, as most of you read them on your Kindles vs. the computer or via email: if you’ve seen it before and know what I’m talking about, or if you’re just plain ‘ole tired of seeing it don’t worry – I’ll be back with a new post soon.

Don’t have a Kindle? Well, you should get one! They range in price from $79 – $379 depending upon the number of bells and whistles you get. You can click here to give the kind of Kindle I primarily use a look.

There seems to be a Kindle problem for a lot of folks – that is, what do you need to do if (a) this or any other blog, newspaper, or magazine all of a sudden stops updating each day on the Kindle, and (b) you can see the blog, newspaper, or magazine post in the to be downloaded list of the “Manage Your Kindle” section of the Amazon website and for some unexplained reason it doesn’t show up on your Kindle, or (c) you’ve ordered a book, app or anything else for your Kindle and it never seems to download,

You may need to write this down, or try to memorize it, because if it happens to you I’m willing to bet you won’t remember unless you’ve reset your Kindle a few times!

If you would like to print this out, click here to read my post on the Free Kindle Books and Tips blog to how to capture screen shots on your e-Ink Kindle; for you Kindle Fire owners, the instructions on how to print something from your Fire are pretty long and are a post for another day.

If this happens to you, you will need to reboot your Kindle.

Here is how you reboot an e-Ink Kindle:

  1. Click the “Home” button to get back to your home screen.
  2. Click the “Menu” button, and select “Settings.”
  3. You will see several options, but “reboot” is not one of those options. Press the “Menu” button again.
  4. You will have several options, but choose and click the “Restart” button.

Here is how you reboot a Kindle Fire:

  1. Press and hold the power button for 20 seconds, then release the power button.
  2. The Fire will turn off.
  3. After the Fire has turned off, press the power button once and release it to restart the Fire.

Once you reboot your Kindle, it could take about 1-2 minutes to reboot. Make sure your wireless is on, and the Kindle will go look in the Amazon store to see what is pending to be downloaded and viola! You should be back in business. If you ever need to restart your Kindle, I hope this helps!

Want to have this blog sent wirelessly to your e-Ink Kindle vs. reading it on your computer?  Try out the free two-week trial subscription!   Click here for the Amazon page of the Free Kindle Books and Tips blog or type in  http://www.tinyurl.com/fkblog into your computer’s web browser.

Download the Free Kindle Books and Tips blog app for your Kindle Fire or Android-based smartphone or tablet – for free, of course – by  clicking here or type in  http://amzn.to/freefireapp into your computer’s web browser from the Amazon App Store or  click here or type in  http://bit.ly/fkbtgoogle into your computer’s web browser for the Google App Store.

 

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Quote of the Day for Tuesday

“When a man goes on a date he wonders if he is going to get lucky.  A woman already knows.”

– Frederick Ryder

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Quote of the Day for Monday

“When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death – ourselves.”

– Eda LeShan

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