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Home Ick

I was ironing from my stash of vintage linens recently and came across an apron that set off a wave of memories for me.

The fabric is vintage 1960s, sort of cool and retro. 660 more words

Celebrating Hands At Home

Monthly Image: Cutting Board Shadows

Seen after topping bowls of chili late on a wintry day:

Cutting board – grazing sunlight

Late afternoon sunlight streams across the living room and through the kitchen doorway to sidelight cheddar cheese crumbs on the far side of the kitchen. 36 more words

Home Ec

We dropped home ec because it was sexist. Here’s why we screwed up

Dietitians of Canada Nutrition Month – Potential to Discover: Foster healthy eating habits in children by teaching them to shop and cook.

Back in the day, home ec classes were standard on the curriculum for female students. 395 more words


Monthly Science: Baking Powder Desiccant

Being that type of guy, I tucked a bag of silica gel desiccant and a humidity indicator card into a #10 can of baking powder, then recorded the bag weight whenever I refilled the kitchen container: 94 more words

Home Ec

J5 Tactical Flashlight: Loose PCB

I’ve been using the J5 Tactical flashlight as a “walking light” on our walks around the neighborhood, because its bright white spot has definitely caused a few drivers to look up from their phones at the last moment and swerve away. 119 more words

Machine Shop

2015 Subaru Forester Battery

With the intent of being able to find a picture of the battery in our 2015 Subaru Forester when I need it:

The manual says the “battery type” is 55D23L, with a 48 A·h capacity. 304 more words

Electronics Workbench