Category Archives: Web/Tech

FO Friday.

Two pairs of socks that had been OTN for months (and months!) finally got finished last weekend. Both are made from Plymouth Yarn Socketta, colors 618 (left) and 5618 (right). I decided I was tired of plain vanilla socks when I … Continue reading

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R.I.P., Dick Clark.

Best comment on his passing, retweeted by lectio:  "Dick Clark is dead at 82. Now we will not be able to ring in the New Year properly. Well played, Mayans, well played." * * * * * I am loving … Continue reading

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Tax season = done!

Actually, Monday was my last day. Tuesday (today) was the all-day organizational meeting of the new county board. And it WAS all day — 9am to 4:30, phew. It took that long to revise the rules of order and to … Continue reading

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In case you have been living under a rock for the past couple weeks — or have been offline, which is, frankly, more likely than any of you actually dwelling beneath boulders — Google change[d] its privacy policy which led … Continue reading

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Free to good home.

I have a couple (2) mini USB 2.0 A to B cables that I bought in error on eBay — turned out I actually needed micro USB 2.0 A to B cables. First person to claim them and PayPal me … Continue reading

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Google doodles.

 Did you know that Google keeps a web page of all the *Google Doodles* it has used since 1998? You can even buy a t-shirt with your favorite Google logo (as long as it celebrates Elmo or Cookie Monster).

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Today is Jane Austen's 235th birthday. Happy birthday, Jane!  Thanks to @amycrea, who tweeted this.

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New toy.

When Matthew came up a couple weeks ago he had just gotten himself a new iPad Touch. It was awesome. I couldn't stop thinking about it. eBay to the rescue! The first picture above is the first screen, showing the … Continue reading

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Word clouds.

This is my last post:   Here is the blog:   Make your own clouds here .

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I edited some of the settings on the blog. Please let me know in the comments if this has disrupted the feed or anything else. Thanks.

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