Simplicity and sophistication aren’t always together

Montreal's Notre Dame Cathedral entrance door
Montreal’s Notre Dame Cathedral entrance door.


Montreal's Notre Dame Cathedral interior
Montreal’s Notre Dame Cathedral remarkable interior.


Using Apple’s Pages application in iCloud Drive, whatever i do on one device automatically changes on all my devices. This is extraordinary, even though we have come to expect this from Apple. It appears simple and elegant to the user, but Apple’s backend effort has to be extraordinary.




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Staying organized is a moving target

Apple Watch shopping
Cheryl got to try on some Watches.


At the Apple Store “open training” session yesterday, i discovered something i didn’t understand. You cannot store things in iCloud storage that aren’t on your Mac. If you delete it off your Mac, it automatically deletes off of iCloud.

iCloud is not a virtual external hard drive for everything. It only backs up what you physically have on your computer.

Lesson learned. Grateful for the clarification, even though it defeats my hopes.

Dropbox is the likely solution.

Staying organized is a moving target.

Editor’s note (100 days later, today Nov. 19): i am not using Drop Box, nor any other storage platform.

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Being prepared is not a theory

Apple iCloud storage purchase plans
Be prepared…purchased the most storage possible.


For $240 dollars annually, 1TB of iCloud storage.

Accessible on any device, anywhere.

Trust, freedom, peace of mind.

And, a deductible business expense.

Becoming decently organized reaps rewards bigger than we could have imagined.

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