Category Archives: DIY

Making a Scarecrow for Halloween

In the past, Tina and I have built original Halloween costumes for our son that were usually in a lighter, more whimsical vein. Coin-operated vending machines based on cardboard boxes were our specialty, but now that our son is older … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Foaming Hand Soap

Foaming Hand Soap I was recently at the supermarket with my son seeking the ingredients for my homemade foaming hand soap when a fellow shopper overheard me and was all questions as to what goes into my home brew. She, … Continue reading

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Bow Tie for the Boy

Every year at Easter, I make a bow tie for The Boy. This year, I let him go through my fabric stash, and he selected this ancient swatch of fabric for this year’s tie. I think he did a good … Continue reading

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Taking Holiday Orders

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Our 19th wedding anniversary was drawing near, and I was in a panic! It’s our tradition to make cards for each other, and I wanted to give Joe a special, classy gift – a portrait of us trapped in a … Continue reading

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Love is Lovelier…

…the second time around!Here are the two Hackintoshes or CustoMacs I’ve built. They are PCs I’ve put together, and on which I’ve installed Apple’s OS. For most all intents and purposes, they act and operate just like Macs. On top … Continue reading

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It was around Christmas time when Apple was rolling out their modern marvel of industrial design, the black and beautiful Mac Pro, and my good friend Dan was starting to get an itch for a new toy. He liked the … Continue reading

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