The Ides of July – Catching Up From the Weekend

(Reading Time: 3 minutes) Once again, another weekend has flown by. It’s Monday and time for most of us to go back to work, counting down the days until Friday is once more with us. Here’s my list of things that I encountered or was thinking about over the weekend which may get carried through the week:   Computer…

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Freedom Friday: A Rainy Weekend On Tap

(Reading Time: 2 minutes) Happy Friday, everyone! Once again, we’ve made it to the end of another week. We’re entering the “dog days of summer”. The next long weekend isn’t until the end of August – almost eight weeks away. The days are going to be hot, and the nights are going to be humid. Even in Alaska. That…

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Toebean Tuesday: Time for a Close-Up!

(Reading Time: 2 minutes) As mentioned in yesterday’s article, I received my 100mm Canon macro lens last night. I couldn’t wait to try it out, and here are a few results for your viewing enjoyment! It was only fitting that the first subject I would use the lens on would be the cats. They’re usually pretty patient when I…

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Catching up from the Weekend: Fourth of July Edition

(Reading Time: 2 minutes) As you probably saw from Facebook, my weekend actually started on Wednesday.  As a result, I had a longer weekend than usual.  While I could make a longer list (to deal with this longer weekend), I think I’d prefer to stick to five items for the sake of your eyes (and my fingers).  So, without…

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Trivia Thursday – Fourth of July Edition

(Reading Time: 2 minutes) I’m keeping this one short in honor of Independence Day today here in the United States. However, I’m also sticking with Independence Day as my theme of choice. Thomas Jefferson and John Adams had a lot in common. Both were farmers, of a sort. Both practiced law. Both were delegates to the Second Continental Congress,…

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