Regardless of what else is going on in our world, security has been (as always) an ongoing topic. One service I am using more these days is ProtonMail, the secure email service based in Switzerland. You can email me there as [email protected], of course. One of the reasons for this post is to get the word out to anyone yet unaware, but another is to ask a few questions:
There has been a lot of anticipation in the air of late. Millions anticipating the impact of Hurricane Joaquin as it was originally projected to target the eastern seaboard of the United States. After it encountered the merchant ship El Faro east of Bermuda, dread anticipation set in for the family and friends of its 33 crew.
While spending a little time browsing social media tonight I stumbled across an amazing guitar talent: Ian Ethan. This video was my first introduction to him playing, but having found (and subscribed to) his YouTube channel, along with his collection on BandCamp featuring the recent album Run Toward The Mountains which opens with this song, I am certain to listen to much more!
Today I walked to the local gas station to buy Powerball tickets, and had a nice conversation with the cashier working the counter. She talked about her father asking to borrow $20.00 to buy more tickets, and she gave it to him noting "you won't win if you don't play and if you win, I win too…". As I reminded her: you're guaranteed to lose if you play too much, too.