Monday Musings: Stuff and Nonsense

We added a wreath on the door to our Christmas decorations this year. We'd looked at some earlier, but anything that was more than a couple pine cones stuck into the side and one of those red-flocked bows was really, really pricey. I knew I could make one cheaper. We got a really good deal … Continue reading Monday Musings: Stuff and Nonsense

Wednesday Wanderings: Halloween!

Monday is Halloween, so for starters, here's a Wikipedia article on the holiday and its origins and customs: Halloween Want to know the most popular Halloween candy? Got you covered on that one: Halloween Candy Here's a different idea for decorating pumpkins that you can use not only for Halloween, but for Fall decorating, too: … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Halloween!

Wednesday Wanderings: TARDIS Ornament, A Chirstmas Carol read by Neil Gaiman, Lumberjack Cake, and Tea (and Coffee) Quotes

In the spirit of the season, here is a TARDIS ornament you can make: TARDIS Ornament And if you have a spare hour and a half, and you want to hear a delightful reading of Charles Dickens' preferred performance edition of "A Christmas Carol" as read by Neil Gaiman (in full costume, no less!): A … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: TARDIS Ornament, A Chirstmas Carol read by Neil Gaiman, Lumberjack Cake, and Tea (and Coffee) Quotes

Wednesday Wanderings: Photos of Pluto, Ice Castles in NH, Doctor Who Musical Number, and Star Wars Snowflakes

Here's a video compilation of some of the best pictures of Pluto from the New Horizons spaceship: Pluto New Hampshire's answer to Arendelle returns for another season: NH Ice Castle Doctor Who Cast and Crew musical for the end of David Tennant's run as the Doctor: Who Musical Number Remember those cute paper snowflakes you … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Photos of Pluto, Ice Castles in NH, Doctor Who Musical Number, and Star Wars Snowflakes

Wednesday Wanderings: Thor’s Hammer Prank, What is Orbiting This Star?, Star Wars 7 Trailer, and DIY Halloween

This is a great prank. This guy uses magnets and a thumbprint scanner to reproduce Mjollinor and confound a few would-be Thors: Thor's Hammer Astronomers using the Kepler Space Telescope have found something very unusual orbiting this particular star: Unusual Mass Orbiting Star I suppose everyone has seen the new Star Wars 7 trailer by … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Thor’s Hammer Prank, What is Orbiting This Star?, Star Wars 7 Trailer, and DIY Halloween

Wednesday Wanderings: Pink Sky Wisteria, Creative Recycling, Amusing Signs, and Gorgeous Wooden Cabinet

An incredibly beautiful wisteria in Japan:http://themetapicture.com/this-144-year-old-wisteria-in-japan-looks-like-a-pink-sky/Creative ways to reuse 2 liter plastic bottles:http://themetapicture.com/some-people-just-throw-plastic-bottles-away-others-make-this/Some rather funny signs (yes, you should step back and read it after you put those letters up):http://bit.ly/1syRNmtThis cabinet is just amazingly beautiful (even if it is a beetle):http://themetapicture.com/very-few-things-are-as-unique-as-this-beetle-cabinet/====================================================== Six of One: A Collection of Short Fantasy┬áby M.A. Kropp is a set of … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Pink Sky Wisteria, Creative Recycling, Amusing Signs, and Gorgeous Wooden Cabinet