Category Archives: stuff that works

Useful Stuff

So for months, now, I’ve been trying unsuccessfully to figure out what in the world has been hogging my hard drive. I’m using a Mac G5 with a relatively small amount of space (80g), so have been very careful to … Continue reading

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I Was a Mad Scientist in a Past Life…

Cruel looking device just made my life easier. Careful where you step! -o.o- Every once in a while, I have a good idea. So yesterday, I wasted two nicely-cut sections of drywall by misplacing or mis-sizing the outlet holes. As … Continue reading

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Alternatively titled, “How to Block Annoying Phone Calls from Scam Artists” I don’t know who got hold of my phone number over the weekend – I don’t fill out online surveys, and I haven’t been shopping or even browsing; I … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Work: Mixing Flesh Tones

I didn’t paint yesterday, but made up for it today, I think. It’s still got a ways to go, but getting the faces right is two-thirds of the battle, and they’re pretty close now. I finally got smart and made … Continue reading

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Wounded Dog Ears, Part the Second

But first, Zoe wishes to show off her new t-shirt,  which DH put on her this morning on an impulse. She loves it; in her mind, it probably means she’s going to wake up in human form (or at least … Continue reading

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Caring for Wounded Dog Ears

(Obligatory disclaimer – I’m not a vet, nor am I a medical professional in any way, shape or form. Seek the advice of a real professional before trying this on your dog. Thank you!) I’ve searched for good advice on … Continue reading

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