Building a Custom Kitchen Timer

I have been learning to cook over the past year. Or technically, learning to cook better. I have had a reserve of about 6 recipes I’ve always used — mostly large trays of food like lasagne and casserole, with a week of leftovers. Baking is a different skillset, but one I’ve always been good at. … Continue reading Building a Custom Kitchen Timer

The power (and cost savings) of fixing it yourself

I did something the other weekend that kind of pushed my comfort limits.  I fixed the refrigerator.  You see, usually when I task myself with fixing something, I actually know how to fix it.  At the very least, I have a reasonable idea of how to fix it.  This time was 100% guesswork. You see, … Continue reading The power (and cost savings) of fixing it yourself

My life, the bad sitcom

Kim: Did the timer go off? Me: I didn’t hear it. Kim: You didn’t hear it? Timer: *brrrrrring* Me: The timer went off. In other news, Ebenezer — the nekkid cat — has reaffirmed some of his quirks. He is the only cat I know that is indifferent toward catnip, yet loves bleach. Kim is … Continue reading My life, the bad sitcom


Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at the numbers reached zero, shifted red, then started flipping to hieroglyphs, it really got my heart pumping much more than … Continue reading Lost