Racing Brain

Early this morning my mind decided that I needed to rearrange my room. I told my mind that I thought that it was a good idea, however I didn’t think my husband or the people downstairs would appreciate the activity at 2:30 AM. So guess who spent the rest of the night rearranging the room in her mind? Clearly my brain has issues, that it likes to express sometimes I just wish it would not choose the middle of the night to do it.

I am going to be purchasing a new MacBook Air and I am looking for a external monitor to use with it. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

A Weird Glitch

I use Overcast to listen to podcasts and Safari as my browser of choice on my iPhone. Lately a weird glitch has been occurring where, when I open a page in Safari, which has a video on it, Overcast stops playing. This happens even if the video on Safari is not playing. I am not sure if this is an Overcast issue, a Safari issue or a public beta issue. I am wondering if anyone else using a different podcast client is having this issue?

Note to self, do not put a piece of chocolate in your pants pocket and then forget about it.

I've Been Thinking About

One of my favorite shows to watch on a relaxing Sunday afternoon is The Repair Shop I was watching an episode Sunday afternoon where one of the repairs was a 100 year old watch with a leather band. The leather band could not be repaired and had to be replaced. The lady repairing the band was able to create a window in the new band and put a piece of the old band in the window. It got me thinking though if you have to replace parts to repair something, at what point is it no longer the thing you are repairing but a new thing?

Perfect Late Spring Day Well except for the noise!

I am a Celtics fan, but I will be surprise if the Warriors don’t win game 2. Champion that they are

Danish Orange Cake

This is a moist and sweet orange cake. I do not know where it originated from, but it was a recipe that my mother had written down probably in the 1960’s

Source: Jean Losey-Mom
Cook: 70 minutes


  • 1 cup oleo or butter
  • 3 cups of Sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 ½ cup of sour milk*
  • 4 cups of flour
  • 2 t baking soda
  • 2 t orange peel
  • 2 cups of raisin (optional)
  • 1 cup of orange juice (I ended up using part Orange juice and part Lime Juice)


  • Cream the following

  • 1 cup oleo or butter

  • 2 cups sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • ————————————-

  • Add alternating

  • 1 ½ sour milk*

  • 4 cups flour

  • 2 t baking soda

  • mix well and make sure you scrap the bottom of the bowl to mix all the flour in.

  • ————————————

  • Stir in

  • 2 t orange peel

  • 2 c raisins [optional]

  • ———————————————

  • Instructions:

  • Bake in a tube pan (Bundt pan) at 350 to 375 for 70 minutes

  • Remove to plate while warm and pour the following mixture over top

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cup orange juice

  • *Sour milk: To make 1 cup sour milk for baking, use 1 T vinegar or lemon juice in 1 cup of milk. Stir and let stand for 5 minutes before using. This will give the right amount of acidity for the recipe.

I started to use Fastmail a couple of months ago, but was running gmail thru it. I am finally starting to switch my newsletters and shops over to Fastmail. This may take awhile.

David Walden, a computer scientist key to the development of the internet, dies, age 79.

I missed day 4 of the photo challenge, but here is day 5 of may photo challenge Earth

I need to remember that the key to drinking more water experiment is to drink more water. #mpc

glass of ice water

Today I took a photo 🎞📸 Day 2 of photo challenge.

Hucksters Then and Now

I was having a case of deja vu while reading The Haunting History of a Huckster’s “Cancer Cure. It is the story of Norman Baker, a man who promoted and sold questionable cures in the 1920s and 1930s. His miracle cures included watermelon seed extracts, corn silk, and clover. He used the radio station that he owned KTNT (Know the Naked Truth), to promote his cure, slander his enemies and denigrate the mainstream medical establishment. Does this story sound familiar to you too?

This morning I woke up and I looked at the weather then I looked at the calendar then I looked at weather and I said 🤬. It’s almost May it shouldn’t be in the 40’s

Does anyone else have the issue, where you are scrolling a list in an iOs app and you go to a different page or part of the app and when you come back to the list it flings to the top. Which means you have to remember where you were and scroll back down.

An IndieWeb Webring 🕸💍