Mother’s Day is a chance to say ‘thank you’ to my mom. To thank her for carrying me under her heart and then in her arms and now in her prayers. I love you, Mom! Mother’s Day is a chance to celebrate the gift of motherhood. It is a gift. One I don’t take for… Read More For Your Mother’s Day
As I mentioned back in February, I’ve decided to try to return to reading this year by setting a goal of reading at least one book per month. Thus far, I’ve managed to read twelve books in 2012. I’m currently in the middle of two books, The 4-Hour Work Week and How Doctor’s Think (which… Read More Becoming a Reader Again
Okay, not really, but it makes a good title, right? My cousin Laura nominated me for the One Lovely Blog award, which is basically a shout-out to all the blogs you love. I was #1 on her list. It must be the riveting content I post, or my articulate writing, because it’s definitely not my… Read More Nominated for an Award!
Remembering September 11, 2001.
Several weeks ago, I got accepted to Google’s new collaborative communication tool, Google Wave. Since then, despite watching the instructional videos and having several friends with accounts, I’ve hardly used it, mostly for want of ideas of useful things to do with it. Apparently this has been a widespread issue, so the Google Wave team… Read More The Founding Fathers are on Google Wave!
Our new subscription to E-Mealz has been so convenient! For just $5 a month we get a 5 day menu each week for two people, made especially for items at Wal-mart. The menu comes with a detailed grocery list organized according to section in the grocery store. It also includes the brand (when applicable) and… Read More E-Mealz
I’ve been drooling over these aprons for several months now. Heavenly Hostess makes some amazing aprons that actually flatter your figure and are super cute! It’s so hard to choose a favorite from these gorgeous choices, but here’s one I love, the Ginger. This month Apronista is giving away a Heavenly Hostess apron of the… Read More Aprons Have Never Been So Cute!
If you’ve ever wanted a free/open-source software package with similar features to an expensive commercial program but didn’t have the time or energy to look, Open Source Alternative is a great resource. Dozens of popular commercial programs are indexed by category and searchable. Each commercial software entry is accompanied by one or more open-source projects… Read More Open Source Alternatives
Computer researchers recently made some interesting discoveries [Wired.com] by doing image analysis on Al Qaeda-published images. It turns out that they are able to detect which details in an image have been photoshopped or otherwise artificially manipulated. Apparently most of Al Qaeda’s graphics are shot in caves and other assorted hideouts, with the graphics then… Read More Al Qaeda images analyzed to reveal interesting info
With our vacation coming up tomorrow, I happened across a couple of interesting Wired.com articles on air travel. The first one discusses how it took a team of MIT grads to decipher airline airfare schemes. Sort of. This would explain a lot: “the problem of finding the cheapest airfare from point A to point B… Read More Air travel links