Author Archives: Kathy

About Kathy

Perl, MySQL, CGI scripting, web design, graphics following careers as an analytical chemist and educator, then in IT as a database administrator (DBA), programmer, and server administrator. Diagnosed with Mitochondrial Myopathy in 1997.

Improvised food/beverage warmer

With the recent six hour power outage was thinking of having alternates to the Svea stove, which works well but needs to be used outdoors.That is a long time to go without brewing tea. While I was browsing some rather … Continue reading

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Masks for pandemic

I have been using my 1960s vintage sewing machine to make Olsen style face masks. I had a lot of white muslin from other projects for liners. After cutting into a couple reusable totes for an inner layer, remembered I … Continue reading

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Still life with blender

I had been using a prep blender for making smoothies. It works well for pureéing soups in my Instant Pot but I was getting splatter and a bit concerned that chopping ice was asking a bit much of it. Decided … Continue reading

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Canon Powershot SX530 HS to iPad gen 6

So many devices, so little time! I am using Safari to post this from my iPad after connecting it to the camera using the Canon app I downloaded from the App Store. I have been transferring images from the PowerShot … Continue reading

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Part of this morning’s mission at my father’s house was to check the stream for a deer carcass. Instead I found some lovely yellow iris blooming. Sometimes it is good to not find what you seek. LOL Photos from my … Continue reading

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