Make a sandscape on your screen

Make a sandscape on your screen

This is a very cool time waster! You can make a sandscape (remember those cool layers of colored sand in a jar types things) on your monitor. Click here and then click the small box at the upper left for directions. Just play a bit and you will figure it out. It’s very cool! Continue Reading →
PC Gaming Headset

PC Gaming Headset

My son picked up a new Logitech Precision PC Gaming Headset last night from our local GameStop for $29.99. I am surprised at the difference in sound from his old one. My son and my husband both play World of Warcraft and use Ventrilo to talk to each other and their other guild members. With my husband’s computer in the … Continue Reading →
ZoneAlarm & Microsoft Problem…Continued

ZoneAlarm & Microsoft Problem…Continued

Right now the ZoneAlarm site is recommending you download their newest versions listed on the Security Advisory here (I use the ZoneAlarm Basic Firewall version). It’s not overly clear to me though if it’s ok to re-download the patch in question from Microsoft. I’m hoping they are working on things still and will re-word the solutions next week.Read my first … Continue Reading →
Google Love

Google Love

I really do love Google. It’s my go-to for so many things. Of course, just like with love relationships with people there are some things we love about it more than others and some things we think we could do without altogether. The basic Google search I think is much better than other straight search engines or directory pages. On … Continue Reading →
ZoneAlarm & Microsoft Problem

ZoneAlarm & Microsoft Problem

If you are using ZoneAlarm and installed this Tuesday’s patches from Microsoft, in particular KB951748, you probably can’t connect to the internet. Hopefully, you are able to connect somewhere else and read this about the issue. ZoneAlarm says they are working with Microsoft to get the problem corrected and are currently (as of 7/10 at 11:00 am) recommending uninstalling KB951748 … Continue Reading →
Fabulous – Secular Homeschooling Magazine

Fabulous – Secular Homeschooling Magazine

If you are in search of a fabulous, worth-every-penny, non-fluff, homeschooling magazine to subscribe to I highly suggest Secular Homeschooling Magazine. This is a new magazine and I’ve subscribed since the start and have loved every issue (quarterly at the time I am writing this). The editor has a great writing style. On her blog, Diary of a Mad Editor, … Continue Reading →
Do You Know Where Your Money Has Been?

Do You Know Where Your Money Has Been?

So do you ever wonder who else has had the cash in your wallet or maybe where it’s going next? Where’s George is a site that will track your bills across the country for you. You put in the serial number and mark the bill and spend it as usual. Then hopefully the next person that gets it will see … Continue Reading →