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Burt Reynolds, Ask Me What I Am by Bart&Co. on Flickr.
Apr 16, 2014
Apr 16, 2014

Dyeing Easter Eggs

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I haven’t dyed Easter eggs since grade school. I remember Easter egg hunts with kids racing around like lunatics diving under bushes grabbing every egg they could get their hands on, while I was content to sit under a tree and watch. I suppose the fact that I loathe hard boiled eggs may have had something to do with it. I was more of a “plastic-egg-filled-with-candy” kind of kid. (more…)

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Apr 15, 2014

Boot Error!

boot-errorHaving completed my buddy Dan’s mighty Customac Pro, I decided to turn my attentions to my smaller but still wonderful Customac Mini and show it a little tender loving care in the form of a brand new hard-drive. The problem was that my little ersatz Mac did not accept my gift in the spirit in which it was offered. (more…)

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CustoMac Mini on Flickr.
Apr 15, 2014

CustoMac Mini on Flickr.

Apr 14, 2014

S’mores Cookies

S’mores Cookies

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On Friday afternoons, there’s a movie matinee in my son’s class, so I usually send some sort of baked goods into school with him. I’m always on the lookout for something new to make, and when I saw the ingredients for s’mores cookies by Dan Guerrera via Sweet Paul magazine– crushed graham crackers, chocolate chips, marshmallows, and chopped up Hershey bars – I made a list and immediately headed…

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John Carpenter by Brian Bubonic on Flickr.
Apr 13, 2014 / 4 notes
Slimnastics by Bart&Co. on Flickr.
Apr 11, 2014 / 1 note

Slimnastics by Bart&Co. on Flickr.

Apr 11, 2014

Friday Five - Number Fifty Four

Friday Five – Number Fifty Four

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Fifty fourth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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Apr 10, 2014

The House on Broadway?

The House on Broadway?

House-on-Broadway-detHere’s one for the old-time South Jersey residents and armchair historians to hash over. This may or may not be John Capewell’s residence on Broadway in Westville, New Jersey. When I lived there, it was more densely packed than it was at the time this photograph was shot, but the house or type of house looks familiar.

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Apr 9, 2014 / 1 note

A Photo Restoration

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Everyone has them – old photos or negatives that are faded, shoved in drawers, scratched, and damaged. Fortunately, they can be restored!  (more…)

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Apr 8, 2014

Making it a Mac

Making it a Mac

install-osxThe pile of PC parts that runs Mac’s operating system is referred to as a Hackintosh because you have to Hack the system with a few software workarounds in order for the software to cooperate with the non-Apple hardware.

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Apr 7, 2014

Braided Asparagus Pesto Bread

Braided Asparagus Pesto Bread

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I’ve seen braided bread recipes bouncing all over the internet lately, and I was itching to try my hand at it. I used my go-to recipe for white bread and since it’s spring – asparagus pesto, resulting in what I’ll call a “rustic” loaf of bread. The smell of this bread baking was amazing – it made me want to stay in the kitchen and never leave. Ever. Plus, it made the best toastI have ever…

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