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Streaming STEM and Educational Shows

Streaming STEM and Educational Shows

We are fortunate to have daughters who are interested in learning about all kinds of science. In our school district, the kids have a dedicated science class starting in 3rd grade and it was something both our daughters counted down the day ...
Rethink Drug Interaction: Read the Label

Rethink Drug Interaction: Read the Label

Unless we are talking about debilitating cramps or a serious migraine, I’ve never been one to rely on medicine to help me through my aches and pains. Thankfully, I’m not one who suffers from chronic pain so I’m able to be a litt ...
Blogger to WordPress:  Broken Links

Blogger to WordPress: Broken Links

Today I was reading a couple friends’ blog posts and noticed something odd about their links.  A number of them had a strike-through applied to it. Like this. My first thought was a Chrome plugin that I use to make sure I remembered t ...
Drawing on the Fundamentals

Drawing on the Fundamentals

We have a rule about bedtime. Upstairs by 8, in bed to start relaxing by 8:15 and lights out at 8:30. We adjust that on the weekends by a half hour. While they are welcome to go to bed earlier but that’s not usually what happens. They ...
Blogger to WordPress:  Facebook Photos

Blogger to WordPress: Facebook Photos

As our conversion from Blogger to WordPress was completed, it became time to focus on some of the background tasks required when writing a post. This meant looking at ideal photo sizes, proper keyword usage and placement, re-categorizing an ...
Fixing iTunes 11.1.4 – msvcr80.dll

Fixing iTunes 11.1.4 – msvcr80.dll

Did you upgrade your iTunes this week to the latest version? Did the upgrade fail? If you’re running Windows 7 64-bit it seems there is a very good chance it did and corrupted some files during the install. Many people are reporting s ...
Blogger to WordPress:  Preventing Spam

Blogger to WordPress: Preventing Spam

One thing all bloggers have to combat is the deluge of spam comments on their posts. This is not unique to WordPress, we had the same issues on Blogger. Daily we would have to wade through the spam box to make sure no valid comments were be ...
Blogger to WordPress:  Fixing Mobile Links

Blogger to WordPress: Fixing Mobile Links

It’s been just over a month since our grand makeover and so far everything (almost) has gone rather smoothly. Well, except for the PG-13 ads that Google decided to serve up on one of our Disney posts… For those of you wanting to ...
Hey Ocarina!

Hey Ocarina!

What a silly title.  That song will be stuck in my head all afternoon now (hopefully yours too). In fact, it really doesn’t do justice to the latest musical instrument to enter our household. Over the past year we have been subjected ...
Hard Luck Could Mean Good Luck

Hard Luck Could Mean Good Luck

As a kid, I remember gathering up my birthday money and heading off to buy as many Nancy Drew books as I could. To this day, I still remember laying by the nightlight on the floor well after bedtime… reading… and reading… ...