We all have a drawer in our kitchen that's chock full of miscellanea. You know the one, right? This section is this site's kitchen$@#% drawer. Some posts are meant to entertain, others to inform. Some might make you cry, and others ... well, maybe they just shouldn't be here.
August 26, 2023We’ve just returned from a 6-night cruise on Explora Journeys’ Explora I. MSC is planning a series of 6 luxury ships in this class and we consider ourselves lucky to be among the first to experience it.
December 10, 2022I'm taking a post-marathon break from running, so what better time than now to write about some of my favorite running things? This is my holiday wishlist for running.
October 6, 2022We started the kids on a weekly allowance at age 3. We are so happy we did, and even happier with how we did it.
December 12, 2021We've been making homemade ornaments for our family since we were married.
December 11, 2021I'm happy to announce that my newest book, Handbook for the Modern Worker (365 Daily Tips), will be available for purchase on December 12, 2021. It was literally a year in the making, and I'm so proud of how it turned out!
December 31, 2020Looking back on my web site traffic for 2020, I thought it'd be fun to recap my top 10 visited posts of 2020. They paint a nice picture of my diversification of interests, and also a hint of a visitorship intent on improving their backyards.
- Walking to Bookend the Work Week 2020
- A Broken Chain Can Be a Reel Problem 2020
- Virtual Teaching in the Age of COVID-19 and Coronavirus 2020
- Korg 01/WproX Breakdown 2020
- How to Create and Moderate a Twitter Chat 2020
- View transactions within a specific date range in Mint 2020
- Summer 2019: Stretch Assignment 2019
- 3 Simple Steps to Take a Full-Page Screenshot in Google Chrome 2019
- Celebrating 20 Years of Marriage 2018
- Gorp Backlash: Wegmans, won't you bring back real M&Ms? 2018
- DIY Wine Rack 2017
- Backyard Barrel Sauna Project: A Suburban Oasis 2017
- How I Got Faster, Cheaper, Better Broadband Using a Bill Negotiator 2017
- Whitney Cummings' Tips for Being Productive While Working from Home 2017
- A Ski Racing Family's Weekend at Killington World Cup 2017
- Positive Mental Attitude: The Service of PMA the Moose 2017
- The Whole Bowl with Tali Sauce 2016
- A∪L: Art Intersects Life 2016
- New Year, New Rides, and a Thank You for Our Local Bike Shop 2016
- A Most Creative Way to Give a Gift Certificate 2016
- Quick Tip: Don't Forget Birthdays and Anniversaries 2016
- Classroom Tech: Teaching Math with the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil 2016
- What If Kids Behaved Like Parents at Sporting Events? 2015
- iPad Pro for Pianists: Up and Running with forScore 2015
- Improve Your Backyard: Install a Shade Sail 2015
- My Childhood Battle with Osteomyelitis 2014
- What's in a Shape? Signal Strength, the Ubiquity of iPhones and Nomenclature Collide 2013
- A Journey of Recovery: Sad Mac to Happy Mac 2013
- A Delicious, Depth-Responsive Design (analog) 2013
- Celebrating a Happy New Year with littleBits 2013
- Thoughts From a Confessed Cord Cutter 2012