Monthly Archives: March 2012

March 2012 Garden Slideshow Testing… Compare to June 2011!  We’ll get there.

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Early Spring in D.O.A.’s Garden

Garden March 2012, a set on Flickr. Warm weather has me out clearing the raised beds which warm up quickly in spring.

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The Rook by Daniel O’Malley

This wonderful spy thriller features an operative in a secret British agency which deals with supernatural beasts and phenomena. Our heroine, once known as Rook Myfanwy Thomas awakens in a park surrounded by dead people wearing latex gloves. She has … Continue reading

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Espresso Book Machine, Yo

Isn’t it pretty? I became aware of this machine yesterday and woke up at 2 a.m. thinking about it. You can publish your own book on the machine. It prints, collates and puts a nice cover on it. It is … Continue reading

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IPad Update!

In an eerie (because I just wrote whining about it) coincidence, I sat down in my snuggly chair this morning, fired up my iPad, and lo! Up pops a message: IOS 5.01 now available. Install? You bet! Now THAT was … Continue reading

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John Carter (of Mars)

I went into the film not expecting too much given the varying reviews and my impression from trailers. What a great movie. I just loved it. It had action, adventure, sense of wonder, and romance! It follows a civil war … Continue reading

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5 Things I Hate About My iPad

I thought for quite awhile about buying an iPad. I thought it would be a lighter more convenient version of a laptop. (It is very portable and light and pleasant to snuggle with in your reading chair or in front … Continue reading

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