Missing Roomba Alert!

I am passing this on immediately in hopes that someone or somebody will locate this missing Petaluma Droid!

Details and owner contact information below photo…

Roomba Missing!

Roomba Missing!

“As of last Tuesday, July 5, at 11 am, my Robot Roomba 650 Vacuum Robot went missing. I’m pretty sure he went out the side door. Petaluma isn’t that big, but on a full charge, a Roomba has a range of several miles.  Until he runs out power.  Roombas are notorious for going rogue.  I’m sooooo bummed.  This is the droid  you’re looking for! Your help is appreciated.”

Petaluma Street Lights–ONE person does it all!!!

Several years ago I noticed that some street lights were on all the time and decided to be a “good citizen” and report them. I was advised that they only had one person for this task and it would take some time.

I did not follow-up on any of this but remembered it when a street light problem recently developed on our street–half the lights were out. So I reported it last March via the City web page. Here is their prompt response…

“Thank you for your submission…we will make every effort to address your request in a timely manner…Please note that at this time, because of reduced staffing, the Public Works Department has fewer personnel available to work on street light outages. We have one full time Street Light Technician working to eliminate the backlog of requests.”

AND HERE HE IS!

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 Sigh…

Crows Nest In Petaluma River!!

BREAKING NEWS

Local crows– found in open and clear violation of “Cal Fornia” Penal Code!!😦

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In front of the entire public on Water Street they took over an Abandoned Shopping Cart in the Petaluma River–visible only at low tide.

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It’s Just TOO Big!

…TO FIT IN THE HOME…

Yard sales and “Free” items set out on the curb are popular means to transfer possessions that are in need of another home. 

This free item (Bean Bag Chair) and sign in our ‘Hood caught my eye…

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For a closer look at the sign…:-)

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IN THE ALTERNATIVE…It’s Just TOO Big!

…TO FIT IN THE CAN…

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A look back in Internet software (app) history

I realize that today just about EVERYONE connects to the world exclusively through their mobile devices and are constantly looking 24/7 for the latest apps (shorthand for software)…

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Back in the Dark Ages (a.k.a. Pre SmartPhones and the Era of Dial-Up 56 K Modems) people purchased software on little disks–at first they were floppies and then late in the last century they came on little silver disks called CD’s…

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People also received “free” software in the mail to join Juno, AOL, EarthLink, and countless other internet service offerings…

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As you can see from the first photo above…WE HAVE MADE CONSIDERABLE PROGRESS AND ANYONE  CAN DOWNLOAD ANYTIME, ANYWHERE…WHILE MULTI-TASKING :-)

P.S. But be careful…you don’t want to risk stepping in a pile of doggie poop while downloading. Hmmm! There must be at app for that:-)