Magnificent Monday -it is magnificent to be able to fail and keep moving. Each Magnificent Monday thoughout the month of December has been devoted to the idea of taking action in spite of other things convenient excuses not to take action. Previous Magnificent Mondays have covered the topics of:...more
When the iPhone 5 launched on Friday, Apple supplied its own proprietary maps instead of using something existing (and right) like Google Maps. It turns out that this custom map app contains some artifacts not found in other map apps, and even excludes some found in the real world. iThing users quickly took to the Interwebs to start posting some of the more "unusual" sightings in Apple maps and I couldn't help but notice an uncanny likeness to some of my favourite paintings....more
In an attempt to put things on my 32 for 32 list that are not as scary as giving blood, or learning to ride the scooter, I have listed making icebox cookies as one of them, it also helps me to fill out the list, since 32 items is getting to be a lot of work.<...more
We've still not caught the mouse. In fact, my husband is the only person in the house who has seen this mouse, and I am beginning to wonder if he is having rodent-centric hallucinations.I bought two more humane traps today because he keeps seeing it in different rooms of the house, and since the trap in the dinning room area wasn't enticing it, it seemed only logical to get more.Pro-tip for you: When you get a humane mouse trap, you have to put down the little flange so the effing mouse can get in it....more
Imagine you are a photographer. You backup your photos via flickr so you can also easily share them on your blog. Now imagine you find someone stealing your work! You report the offending flickr account as you are told to do. You imagine it will be taken care of. Now imagine you attempt to login the next day and find that they deleted your account instead. Sadly, that's what happened to one photoblogger.
When you started living on your own, did you ever do anything stupid? Like, really, really stupid? I did (and not just in the "dated a LOSER" way, although I certainly did that too!) And Sexy Nerd is never going to let me forget it. Geez, I was stupid. Perhaps I'm not the only one though. Let me ask you a question......more