Hypertalented artist Elizabeth McGrath, whose faux taxidermy mutants are a BB favorite, is offering tiny personalized heart butcher knives for St. Valentine's Day. Also available is a version with a tiny red mouse emblazoned on the blade. They're $25 each, a steal compared to the gallery prices of her major artworks. From Liz's Web site:
Let someone know that a severed heart with their name on it reminds you of them! Knife is hand painted, rusted, signed, and glitter dusted. Comes in a hand sketched box. The knife can be personalized up to 6 letters.
Click here to see the first post in this series on baking sourdough started from nothing but flour and water After starting a new sourdough starter not long after sheltering-in-place at my parent’s place about 12 days ago, I have baked my second loaf of bread! I’ve been baking with sourdough for well over a […]
I have been loving Shieldwall, a strategy game where you and your Roman legion attempt to kick the crap out of other Roman legions! This game reminds me of a 3D Starcraft, with (thus far) a lot less complexity. You start with one base and attempt to take others from other CG teams! More bases […]
Dealing with all the COVID-19 fallout is one of the new realities of our ever-changing world — and that isn’t likely going away anytime soon. It’s also prompted a rash of existential questions for parents. Questions like how do I protect my kids? Or how do I soothe their fears? And there’s also one of […]
If you’re already incredibly bored in your social distancing situation, now is a great time to pick up a hobby. Actually, now’s a great time to pick up multiple hobbies, and nothing will make that easier (or nicer to look at) than this very cool AquaSprouts® Fountain: Aquaponics Water Garden. What the heck is an […]
Many Americans are facing unexpected changes in their professional lives that have left them with quite a bit of downtime. It’s stressful and frustrating, but the best thing to do is focus on controlling what you can control. If you have extra hours on your hands, you can be productive with them. Use them to […]