Hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, wildfires – these all give at least a tiny bit of advance notice. But nobody knows when The Big One will happen until at actually does. So it’s important to be prepared. Read more
This is a guide for making a double-sided printed booklet using a template in Microsoft Word. Use these instructions and the included MS Word template to create custom books with your own content. Read more
For our son’s recent birthday, we got him this really cool race car track set that included two battery-operated cars and a bunch of flexible glow-in-the-dark track. He immediately wanted to play with it, which necessitated putting batteries into the cars. Things went downhill very quickly from there.
You are in your pajamas. Your teeth are clean. You just heard the end of a story and gave your Mom a hug and kiss goodnight.
It’s time to fall asleep.
But how do you do that?
If you are working on tracking your calories, you probably have run into the same challenges I have with figuring out how many calories there are home made foods. This nifty online tool really makes this easier.
We make pancakes every weekend, usually on Saturday mornings. Everyone gets in on the action. Here’s a little tune I made up to go along with the fun. Read more
A recent study by Chris Westbury and Geoff Hollis of the University of Alberta was titled “Wriggly, squiffy, lummox and boobs: What makes some words funny?” Published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, the researchers shared findings that they have created an algorithm that can predict more accurately than ever how funny most people will find any particular word.
Welcome to 2019, everybody. I hope you all had very nice holidays.
We had a very nice time.
And then we moved out to the ‘burbs. Read more
December is not the best month to have your birthday.
As someone whose birthday is right on Christmas, I have always felt a little envious of people whose birthdays are on just some random day in April or August.
Sometimes I’m just being above-average selfish in taking the Christmas birthday thing too hard. So I decided to run a little survey to find out how other people feel about having a December birthday. Read more
When I was little, I remember being so excited about the approach of Christmas that I could barely contain the anticipation. Christmas is also my birthday, so it was like a double helping of expectation. Here is a book review and author interview for a book that helps spread the fun of expectation, “Ten Days Till Christmas.” Read more