Friday, April 29, 2016

Taking a Gander at Geese

Geese are interesting in looks, group traveling, and involvement in language. Two common goose types I'd run across during googling have been Canada goose (multicolor) and snow goose (predominantly white). Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Pizza Boxes Part 2

Last month, Pizza Boxes Part 1 focused mostly on non-pizza box use and Bahtinov masks for astronomy. This part digs deeper into the substance of the container—
terminology, design, construction, box strengths, …. Also includes links to funner items of interest about pizza. Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Friday, March 25, 2016

EZ Colorful Cupcake Topping

"Gluing" colored sugars onto glaze-topped cupcakes results in festive-looking snacks that have less topping than those with swirly, buttercream mounds of frosting. Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Pizza Boxes Part 1

This article describes uses for pizza boxes besides containers for pizza, Bahtinov focusing masks as a large part of the article. It also lists some products that are called pizza boxes only because of shape characteristics. Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Ankle Warmers--Reclaim and Repurpose Sock Tubes

*** 2/29/2016
Accompanying video now available at YouTube—"Ankle Warmers--Reclaim and Repurpose Sock Tubes"


Repurpose sock tubes from worn-out socks—gathering items, cutting the tube parts, and stitching, as the pixstrip images indicate. Create ankle warmers to wear over socks when you’re in cold environments. Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Those Two-Tone Confetti Cupcakes

Last month, I made Cinnamon Two-Tone Cupcakes with 1/2 box of yellow cake mix, using Wilton two-tone cake inserts. I observed that the interior columns of the cakes were blobby. This time, for the other half box, instead of a cinnamon and nutmeg mix for the interior part, I used 3 tablespoons of rainbow jimmies. Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Some Lyrical Blasts from the Past

Example songs include "Hooked on a Feeling" (Blue Swede, 1974), "Wanna Be Startin' Something" (Michael Jackson, 1982), "Witch Doctor" (Alvin and Chipmunks, 1958), and "Good Morning Starshine" (Oliver, 1969). Read the entire article and comment there, please.