Feb 222015

In my quest to knit the perfect sock heel on a knitting machine, I stumbled on Cat Bordhi’s Sweet Tomato Heel. If you aren’t familiar with this type of heel or you’re simply interested in learning how to do this on your knitting machine, I’d suggest watching Cat’s video first. Even if you don’t know [...]

Dec 242014

I’ve been using qmail as my MTA for as long as I can remember. The feature I like most is being able to have one-off email addresses I can use across the web that can easily be disabled if I start getting spammed. For folks who aren’t familiar with qmail, that means I can set [...]

Dec 032014

Ingredients 1 pounds stew beef 1 cup flour oil, for browning meat 1 package Crockery Gourmet Seasoning For Beef 2 cups water 1 can Condensed French Onion Soup 1 can Condensed Beef Consomm√© 1 tablespoon granulated garlic 2 cans diced tomatoes, undrained 4 potatoes, cut into 1 1/2″ chunks 3 carrots, cut into 1″ chunks [...]

Nov 252014

I ask you to recall two powerful quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr. The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the [...]