Light Switch Time Capsule is a cool idea the kids may enjoy: I get nostalgic when I move out of a home, especially if it’s one I’ve lived in awhile. Leaving a secret treasure or two, stashed here and there, seems to help me get closure. This Make project describes how to add a writeup “hidden” behind a light switch. They provide a template you can use too.
I’m headed to Cuba within the next 30 days for a week-long trip at one of the ubiquitous all-inclusive resorts in Varadero. I don’t think I’ve had a relaxing vacation any time in the past 10 years. So I’ll be happy to sit on my butt and do nothing the whole time. I won’t have internet access, a mobile phone, and I won’t bump into anyone I know. That’s 99%
From Debunking Christianity, an awesome interview with Christopher Hitchens. Friel: “If God created you and provides everything for you, does he have rights on your life?” Hitchens: “No. I don’t accept anyone’s right to own me. I created my children and provide for them, but I don’t own them. Besides, would this mean that the sick and starving for whom God has not provided are not owned by God?” Friel:
In this song, Lauren O’Connell plays a banjo like a violin, or maybe a cello. Kinda cool. I first heard about her from J-Walk. I was wondering what she uses to record the songs and videos. Apparently, it’s iMovie and Garage Band on her Mac. Which makes me want to get a Mac.
ChefDtv’s first episode features our own tommyboy (the one wearing the skirt) and the Farmers’ Market in Owen Sound, which tommyboy is the manager of: Our first episode takes us to the Owen Sound Market. I love this place! It is filled with vendors who are passionate about their wares and run by a man, Tom Pink, who has made the Market his true love. So take the drive up