Monthly Archives: February 2009

Pretty, worthless (actually, worth $20)

I just found a couple of 50-Franc notes in an old drawer. Someone had them leftover from a trip to France in the ’90s, and since I was planning a trip, they gave them to me. But I forgot to … Continue reading

Posted in General | Comments Off

Is a new printer worth this?

I just got a new laser printer/scanner. I don’t use a scanner very often and my needs aren’t great — just basic scans for web pages. Every once in a while I scan an old family photo for this blog … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | 4 Comments

My brother made this

Wow, my stepbrother is amazing. He had been a sculptor for many years, working with stone, metal and wood to make amazing creations. But a back injury now makes that impossible, so he’s started taking jewelry-making classes. Here’s the first … Continue reading

Posted in General | Comments Off