Internet at your fingertips!

Well it finally happened. I am now the proud owner of an iPhone 4s.  OMG!  It’s the first thing that comes out of your mouth when trying to describe it to those who have not made the transition. It is unbelievable how much fun it is to surf the web from my recliner.  The most […]

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Black Friday and New Computers

With Black Friday fast approaching, there are always great deals out there on electronics.  You know the typical huge discounts on big screened TV’s, laptops, and desktop computers.  We realize buying a new computer can be a bit overwhelming so we have put together a few basic items to remember before you purchase your new […]

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Thunderstorms and Surge Protectors

Recent Thunderstorms and the promise of more reminded me I need to change the power strip my computer is plugged into for a real “Surge Protector”. Detailed reports from family members who received near lightening strikes resulting in damaged equipment got my attention. It was time to subdue the inner gambler and stop playing the […]

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Searching for Email?

Scrolling through your inbox looking for an important message that is a few weeks old can be time consuming and frustrating. Even if you are like “Miss Organized” and have your emails neatly labeled and tucked away; you may find yourself on the hunt for that special message. Here is a neat trick I discovered […]

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Basics of Genealogy Class a Hit

We had so much fun during our Basics of Genealogy Class held last month that we just had to tell you about it.  Vicki McMullen delivered a great presentation on how to get started finding your family tree.    I think genealogists must be part detective and love investigating leads.   We discovered so many helpful and […]

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Brazos And Friends Help Support 2nd Annual Shortgrass Scamper

In case you didn’t know it Archer County Texas is known as the “Short Grass Ranching Capital” of the nation.  The grass in Archer County is short, but don’t let that fool you it is packed with mega nutrients.  Sounds like the perfect name for an event that helps those in need.  This year the […]

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Alert! New Scam Reported

    Fraudulent calls are being made in our area to family members telling them a loved one has been in an accident and are in need of medical attention. Naturally, the caller states they need large sums of money to provide the necessary medical care.  These predators are even going so far as to […]

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QR Reader Codes – Websites in a Box?

Thumbing through one of my favorite magazines (aka Woman’s Day) I noticed several     advertisements with funny looking boxes strategically placed in them. Research has revealed these boxes are called QR Codes or Quick Response Codes. The clever looking dots and dashes in them are a variety of data elements which include URL (websites) or contact […]

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Local Booster Clubs Save with Donation from Brazos Telephone Companies

Providing support and being actively involved in community projects is nothing new for Brazos Telephone.   Recent drought conditions and the economic stress that has been placed on families and communities served by Brazos, revealed an area where we could help.  Local sporting events in North Texas schools are huge.  Everyone goes to the game. Thirsty fans […]

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Heat Wave and High Connectivity!

Here in North Texas when we say it is 110 in the shade we mean it… literally.  It is now day 68 of days above 100 degrees. The longest stretch of 100 degree temperatures is currently at 42 days.   Most days the wind blows at a rate of 14mps and higher so that it feels […]

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