I found a new recipe for a low-cal shake that
I like using a few frozen strawberries and half of a frozen banana. Put
them into a blender. Add 10 packets of Splenda, a heaping tablespoon of
fiber powder and 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla. Finally, add 1 cup of skim
milk and blend until smooth. Good stuff!
I am going to sound like
an ad now (I should demand a commission - ha!) but I am thinking of
finally getting a Vita-Mix - blender that
can grind wheat -- a full 2 horsepower. I've been wanting one for years.
With it, I can grind hard wheat and make bread all at once. Bread made
with fresh ground wheat tastes so much better. This powerful machine can
do much more, too. I am surprised that there's no infomercial for this on
I was never a fan of juicers because I hated to see the
important fiber wasted. A Vita-Mix can make juice and does not waste any
part of the fruit, veggie, etc. It makes a good hot soup, too.
a site offering many Photoshop Tutorials.
This is what I made with the "eplastic" tutorial. I messed up a step in
there somewhere, but it turned out passably okay, I think -- and it taught
me a thing or two about using "channels."
I found a link at
for site called Search Engine Watch Blog.
It's a very good site dedicated to news and tips about search engines. I
didn't realize that searching Google using the plural of a word made any
difference. For example, using the search word of "car" makes a big
difference over using "cars." I thought Google had already lumped plurals
in with singulars. There's other good news and tips here.
person told me that folks think she is a computer genius. She explained
that she got this reputation by knowing how to use a search engine -
especially in situations where nobody thinks to use one, thus they
conclude she is a brain because she can come up with an answer to almost
Using a search engine can be easy -- just type the entire
question into the search and ta-da! It may take a little time to weed
through the results, but an answer is usually there.
Then, there's Wacky Stuff. See what
crazy thing will be invented next -- good for a laugh (and this place has
plenty of photos). For example, here is the amazing toilet car!
Blogs are getting more popular, more interesting and more sophisticated
than ever -- and the best thing (or maybe the worst, depending on how you
look at it) is that anyone can keep a blog (and anyone can lose a job over