I can’t believe it’s almost swimsuit season again.  Even if it’s not time to wear one, it’s certainly time to go shop for one.  Now, I don’t look like a swimsuit model, but even if I did I love retro styles too much to want your average triangle top bikini.  Now, that’s not to say…

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I was doing a little internet browsing on ModCloth, one of my favorite internet sites, when I suddenly realized how many skirts and dresses there were with border prints in their store.  I have to say that I was actually really surprised.  When I first decided to make my border print dress I had a…

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In my home, the kitchen is very well used.  There’s dinner every night and I love to bake.  So, if I’m going to spend so much time in the kitchen, I like to have a few things in the room that are just fun.  And tea towels are a great way to do that.  I…

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Long, long ago in a city far, far away Dave visited the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis, Home to the Cardinals and company that makes a product that resembles beer.  He decided that since he had not been there in 20 years it was time for a return trip.  So Dave, DJ, John, Sam,…

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Last week, the House of Representatives voted for CISPA. So what is it? CISPA stands for the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. The way the bill is written, it won’t actually protect you, but it will violate your 4th amendment right to privacy. If you wish to you could read into this broadbandsearch.net cyber…

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I love reference books for sewing.  And I don’t mean the digital kind.  When I’m doing something as tactile as sewing, I love a physical copy of my instructions, which is why I am in love with sewing books that are published in hard bound spiral editions. Here are a few from my collection. The…

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I’m apparently the family help desk, because I spent an hour and a half last night helping my sister deal with some malware she got from a business site she was dealing with. So today is a little PSA about some malware that has been making the rounds where the malware locks your computer, telling…

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Happy Birthday to me, and a Happy Tax Day to you. I’ve done a lot of things in the last year.  I saw Red Green live. I saw my sister graduate from college. And I was in her wedding. I helped build outhouses for the Tractor Club.  Ok… mostly Matt helped and I watched and…

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