“I’m bored!” I keep hearing from friends and relatives who are holed up indoors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Honestly! I’ve only been bored in two situations in my life. One was being stuck in a dead-end job I couldn’t wait to leave. The other is every time I’ve been stuck in traffic that was barely moving. Never bored at home At home, I have more than enough projects to occupy my attention for a lifetime—at least what time I have left. There’s always housework and yard work, two never-ending projects. I ALWAYS have papers everywhere that need sorting, filing, and tossing! How about every closet, drawer, and storage unit in the house that haven’t been sorted and cleaned out for years? Not to mention the books, DVDs, and infinite programs on…

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Ebooks have been outselling print books according to Amazon stats. Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you probably know what they are—and maybe have even read one.  If not, immediately download the Kindle app to your smart phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop and buy an ebook NOW! You can also find free ebooks and get them on loan from most libraries. History of ebooks Ebooks in their current format burst on the scene around 2007 when Amazon released its first Kindle device. Prior to that an “ebook” was a book written and saved in a PDF format to be downloaded from any website. I wrote my first ebook—for a client—in 2004 on how to improve your bowling score. Then I wrote one for myself…

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