“Simple Suppers” Cookbook Review

New vegetarian in search of a cookbook As a fairly new vegetarian, I’m always on the lookout for cookbooks that don’t make me feel like a culinary idiot, but that also reflect my cooking style and talents: simple and basic. My favorite cookbook so far is Moosewood Restaurant’s Simple Suppers. Subtitled “Fresh Ideas for the Weeknight Table,” this …

Pure Vermont Maple Sugar Candy

A Bonanza of Maple Leaves I hadn’t intended to buy candy online at all, but… in early October of 2013, my friend, Patricia, mailed me some red maple leaves. Pat lived in Florida until the previous February, when she moved back to her home state of Pennsylvania – and experienced the glorious colors of autumn leaves …

A Discovery of Witches Book Review

“A Discovery of Witches” – Book 1 of the All Souls Trilogy In A Discovery of Witches, author Deborah Harkness presents a plausible story of the relationships between the three (sub)species of witch, vampire and daemon… including their battles and their loves. I’m still wondering how I missed hearing about the book when it was released …

Keyboard Symbols for Writers

Here is a downloadable, printable PDF list of 21 frequently-requested keyboard symbols with codes for Alt Key, HTML and Unicode. This list is especially handy for writers – print or online. For the full keyboard symbols tutorial please visit this page.  

Make Music Notes with Text Fonts

Musical notes and characters you can make with common text fonts: Courier, Arial, Times New Roman.   Here are the keyboard symbols for Alt Key, Unicode and HTML formats. If you’re using the Alt Key symbols, you’ll need to use your numerical keypad with Numlock on. Musical Note: Eighth ♪ Alt, 1, 3 for Print U+266A …

Make Dingbats and Arrows with Text Fonts

It’s easy to make dingbats and arrows with text fonts. Easily create fun graphics, including hearts and smiley faces… with Arial and Times New Roman. If you need some cool bullets, arrows and other Dingbat style graphics, but you don’t have the Wingding or Zapf Dingbat fonts installed on your computer, here’s how you can make them …