Quicken Essentials for Mac – Review



Quicken Essentials is easy to use, easy to understand, and functional. I’m really delighted to learn that Intuit developed Quicken Essentials from the ground up for Macintosh OS X. Typically accounting and money programs are first developed for a Windows operating system. It’s quite nice to have simple yet effective financial management software that isn’t bloatware.

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Fashioning Technology: A DIY Intro to Smart Crafting – Book Review


Crafting has been a part of my life since the first "paint by numbers" kit I got for Christmas when I was a kid. There was a time in my mid twenties when I was hooked on assembling Radio Shack kits. I’ve embroidered, knitted, crocheted, beaded, and made doilies and jellies and jams. Naturally I was drawn to this title, wanting to see what the future of crafting is all about.

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For Rodney

Rodney Lain owes me $20. It is a debt I will never be able to collect. Rodney incurred this debt to me when we finally met in person, at the Author’s Party at MacWorld 2000 in San Francisco.

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Blogging

Dear Diary. When I was a child I kept a diary, one of those kind that had the little locking tab on the front with the teeny tiny key. In it I recorded my pre-adolescent fantasies about Richard Duvall and Mike Nichols, the atrocities committed upon me by my two sisters, and anger at my parents.

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