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My Snow-Shoveling Tips

Just in case you live where there is snow, and in case you are struggling with this chore, let me share a few of my self-discovered tips for doing it well and enjoying it more. 1. Stop griping about winter; you can’t make it go away, complaining will only make your suffering feel worse. 2. […]


Book Binding is a Cinch

Do you enjoy unique hand-made books or booklets? I really have fun making them, and have been grateful that my sister Elsie left me her cerlox binding machines. But last night while following a link for something else in an incoming email, I was on Youtube and saw some videos on a new little gadget […]


Becoming https Compliant

I’ve discovered that Google is expecting websites to become https compliant by a certain date. (Was that yesterday?) This is more complicated than I first realized, so that may give me a load of work that I have to fit in too. I’ll have to work at that on my own sites, plus the ones […]


Dealing with Maple Bugs, etc.

Are you dealing with maple bugs, etc., trying to get into your house this fall? Me too. There are some natural remedies that work to a degree. You might want to try several of these ideas: Cinnamon keeps mosquitoes away, and cinnamon oil attracts other insects, so you can use it as a trap. Mint! […]


Heaven’s Gonna Shine!

A California friend sent me a link to acapella hymns on Youtube. I like all the songs, but this one was new to me, and I really like it best of all. Heaven’s Gonna Shine is very lively and enthusiastic! Heaven’s Gonna Shine! There is a list of 42 such songs all set with beautiful […]




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