It’s cold outside. Really cold. As it should be for January.
Which means that if you have a car that stays outside, as we do, you’re dealing with frost, snow, ice, and sundry other winter mixes that need to be scraped off your windshield before you can drive off.
Tired of guessing at the best way to defrost, de-ice, de-whatever, I did some research.
Here’s what I found.
If you’re curious about the science behind why this is the fastest combo, you can learn why here.
One of the great things about the holidays is, of course, getting to spend time with family. (That is if you like your family, and I like mine.) It’s always a blast to get to spend time with my younger brother, Eric, and his oldest son, Jason. Two more naturally funny people don’t exist on the planet. They are pee-in-your-pants, fall-on-the-floor-laughing funny.
It’s a real gift—the ability to make people laugh. I wish I had it. But I do serve an important function. In the words of my daughter, “I may not be very funny, but I’m a good laugher.”
So with a Ha ha ha and a Ho ho ho, wishing you and yours […]
Last night, I called a moratorium on all work and did something I haven’t done in ages. Sat down and played the piano. For myself.
And since ‘Tis the Season,” the Season’s songs filled the house.
I don’t know about you, but I’ve never felt comfortable leaving my dogs with anyone else. I tried a couple of dog boarding places over the years with mixed experiences.
One (a veterinarian boarding facility) was the worst experience of all. Another, a woman who had a great setup on her farm, was great for several years, but she closed up shop a few years ago.
And there’s one woman who has come to our house to sit–who is fabulous–but you have to book her months in advance. We never know what we’re doing next week, nevermind months in advance. All of this has meant that Andrew and I […]
I just had a visitor complain about how she hates that when you download Dropbox to your desktop, it can eat up all your memory. She didn’t like how all her photos were bogging down her computer.
There is a simple way to choose what folders you’d like to keep synced on your desktop, and which folders you’d like to just keep in the cloud (which means that you can only access these folders by logging into Dropbox online).
How to choose which Dropbox folders you want to keep on your desktop by turning on Dropbox selective sync:
- Click the Dropbox icon from the system tray or menu bar.
2. Click the gear icon, and then select Preferences… from the […]