Daily Archives: August 2, 2020

USB Charging ‘Pucks’/Stands For Garmin Fenix — Much Better Than What Garmin Supplies.

by Anura Guruge

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My two Garmin Fenix 6s, both Titanium, one (on right) Solar.

I like to have a SPARE USB charging cable (at home) & another in my camera bag (permanently) for when I am travelling. Dread getting caught out without a charging cable — & a dying Fenix 6.

So, I went looking for a replacement cable — knowing that the cheaper ones, though they WORK, do NOT charge as fast as the fat/thick cable from Garmin.

I came across these. They had decent reviews. You couldn’t beat the price! I have seen single non-Garmin cables that were these prices — & that was for one Garmin-like, simple cable.

So, I ordered one of each. That was still CHEAPER than one Garmin cable. So, yes, 4 for less than one from Garmin.

I have had them for a couple of weeks. I have used both types. They are BOTH GOOD. Charging is fast. No issues. Garmin Express sees no difference.

I started off with the puck. I liked it. Watch lay flat on the table.

Then I tried the stand. Seems to take up less room on my already cluttered work table. So, I am using the stand right now.

I have encountered no issues. They work. They sure do. Charging is NOT slow.

I much prefer this to the Garmin cable. That it did not support the watch always bothered I.

So ….

Just letting you know. SMILE.

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by Anura Guruge

Roman (Vatican) Curia, With Names (In English), At-A-Glance, by Br. César J. Tobón — August 2020.

by Anura Guruge

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Br. César J. Tobón now (for the first time)
does an English version.

August 2020

October 2019 for COMPARISON
(in Italian).

Copyright of this beautiful document belongs to Br. César J. Tobón.

This is an update to the October 2019 chart. Lots of valuable information.

We also have the March 2019 chart, the October 2018 chart, the October 2017 chart, & the October 2016 version. Check those to see how the posts have changed.

Also please check the wonderful Consistory images by Br. César J. Tobón.

Click on icon to download the October 2019 images as a small (clean) PDFs.

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by Anura Guruge

The Picture Of The Day (Google Pixel 4) + 6 Also-Rans — August 2, 2020.

by Anura Guruge

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Taken with my Google Pixel 4 Phone.

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Attribution WILL be enforced.

The also rans:

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Category ‘Six Images’.

by Anura Guruge


Another Half A MILLION Step Month — 1.53 Million Steps In The Last 3-Months.

by Anura Guruge

1,527,523 steps
in 92-days
(16,603 steps/day)

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Best month so far. 524,416-steps in July. Prior best, May 2020, was 505,552. So, I am chuffed. Yes, I set out to make sure that this will be a 500,000-step month. It having 31-days helps, though this month, unlike May, I did the 500K steps by the 30th. The 31st was just a bonus. SMILE.

What can I say. It is ONE of the things I do. I WALK.

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by Anura Guruge

‘The Nest’, (BBC), Set In Glasgow, On ‘Acorn’ TV — Amazing, Absolutely Amazing STORY!

by Anura Guruge

Click image to access the ‘Acorn’ homepage for this BBC series.

Wow. Wow. WOW! What a story. There is no indication that some, if not all, of this ‘twisted’ story is based on real facts. I am torn on that. The implication that it is fictional — & WHAT a story it is. I am AWE as to how somebody could weave all of this in such a manner.

Gripping is an understatement.

I really haven’t given surrogacy much thought — over my life. So, I really can’t relate to the moral & ethical aspects of it. To I it seems like a fairly reasonable ‘deal’.

Trust me on this. This is QUITE the story. I even opted to finish watching Episode 4 rather than cricket. That happens very rarely. SMILE.

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by Anura Guruge