North be north tweets

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Sunset last night, from the yard at our cousin’s (Dave and Karen) ranch in Potter Valley – a very pretty place. I tried to Tweet, complete with pics from my iPhone, but I kept getting connection errors, even though my iPhone said reception was good.

This is the ranch where 13-year-old cousin Thomas resides. I gave Thomas my old Kindle when the new one came out, but it turns out Amazon’s Whispernet doesn’t reach Potter Valley (some 10 miles northeast of Ukiah). With a Kindle Books gift certificate burning a hole in Thomas’ Amazon account, he researched the network’s coverage, then persuaded his dad to drive him north to Lake County where, finally, Whispernet kicked in. First up were some Harry Potter titles…

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About Chris Gulker

Chris Gulker, a self-described Infuential Blogger, lived in Menlo Park, California with spouse Linda. He passed away in late October 2010.
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