Mother’s Day is a chance to say ‘thank you’ to my mom. To thank her for carrying me under her heart and then in her arms and now in her prayers. I love you, Mom! Mother’s Day is a chance to celebrate the gift of motherhood. It is a gift. One I don’t take for… Read More For Your Mother’s Day
As I mentioned back in February, I’ve decided to try to return to reading this year by setting a goal of reading at least one book per month. Thus far, I’ve managed to read twelve books in 2012. I’m currently in the middle of two books, The 4-Hour Work Week and How Doctor’s Think (which… Read More Becoming a Reader Again
Okay, not really, but it makes a good title, right? My cousin Laura nominated me for the One Lovely Blog award, which is basically a shout-out to all the blogs you love. I was #1 on her list. It must be the riveting content I post, or my articulate writing, because it’s definitely not my… Read More Nominated for an Award!
Remembering September 11, 2001.
Our new subscription to E-Mealz has been so convenient! For just $5 a month we get a 5 day menu each week for two people, made especially for items at Wal-mart. The menu comes with a detailed grocery list organized according to section in the grocery store. It also includes the brand (when applicable) and… Read More E-Mealz
I’ve been drooling over these aprons for several months now. Heavenly Hostess makes some amazing aprons that actually flatter your figure and are super cute! It’s so hard to choose a favorite from these gorgeous choices, but here’s one I love, the Ginger. This month Apronista is giving away a Heavenly Hostess apron of the… Read More Aprons Have Never Been So Cute!
If you’ve ever wanted a free/open-source software package with similar features to an expensive commercial program but didn’t have the time or energy to look, Open Source Alternative is a great resource. Dozens of popular commercial programs are indexed by category and searchable. Each commercial software entry is accompanied by one or more open-source projects… Read More Open Source Alternatives
Here’s a link to a very interesting article in the IEEE Spectrum on asymmetric warfare, explaining how our military focus on technology was crucial for success in the Cold War and Gulf War I but may have led to the wrong conclusions in fighting low-tech asymmetric opponents in Vietnam and Iraq. At the end the… Read More Asymmetric warfare
Well, I just got back from dropping my thesis copies off at the University binder’s. After passing my defense last Friday, most of this week has been spent finishing the details required to get it published.
Wow. “This”:http://purgatorio1.com/?p=412 is really weird. Can’t say I’ve heard anything like that before.