Monthly Archives: March 2014

An e-book decoration idea

Recently a question came up where a writer asked others who formats their e-books. This felt like an odd question to me because I’ve always gone the DIY approach when it comes to formatting e-books. They’re pretty simple to do … Continue reading

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Egg fried pilaf

At the risk of this becoming a food blog (What do you want? It’s still freaking winter here!), I have to share this. The other night I made up a packet of  Knorr’s (formerly Lipton) rice pilaf, which was often … Continue reading

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Hurry up and get warm

Today was a really weird day for weather. We had sunshine one hour, light gray overcast with snow the next, and it alternated back and forth constantly. That’s lake effect for you, but it’s “spring” lake effect so the snowflakes … Continue reading

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Breakfast sausage, revisited

I took another stab at making breakfast sausage. This time with a pound of ground pork, I added two teaspoons (not one) of pickling salt, two (not one) of rubbed sage, and again half a teaspoon of black pepper. Plus … Continue reading

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Brain implants of the future

A recent interesting article in the Wall Street Journal explores the science of where we currently are with neuroprosthetics and what it could mean for brain or sensory augmentation in the future. To an avid sci-fi reader and sometime writer, … Continue reading

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Gummy candy and a swing at epic dinner

I decided to try some more things this weekend. First, I thought it’d be fun to make my own gummy candy, because it’s apparently really easy to do. Following this recipe, I took two ¼ oz. packets of Knox Gelatine … Continue reading

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Too soon for spring

Today I had to run an errand over lunch. Since it was a beautifully sunny day, and temperatures were pushing up darn near 50, I decided that I should enjoy the time out while I still had the chance, since … Continue reading

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