Monday, May 30, 2016

Jacks Part 2

This article is the second half about jack(s), which covers jacked food, music (beyond the previous article's mention of "From a Jack to a King"), video media, and other scattered jacks. Read the
entire article and comment there, please.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Jacks Part 1

When I heard or read “jackpot” recently, it occurred to me that it was a strange word. Almost immediately afterward, I thought about “jack” as a frequently encountered word or name, something to write about. Read the entire article and comment there, please.

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

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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.