Category Archives: Hobbies

Free Emoticons And Smileys For Online Use

Village life before emoticons and smileys David Armano introduced me to the idea of a ‘Relationship Renaissance’ in an essay in the ‘Age of Conversation’. Armano is incredibly perceptive, I read his blog often. He asks the question: ‘Are we not seeing another Renaissance unfold before our very eyes? A Renaissance built off of us… Read More »

Jewelry Making Video, Torsade Necklace

I just introduced a new jewelry making video showing how to make a torsade necklace. Torsade is a french word, the “tors” part meaning twisted. A torsade was a decoration that emerged in the 19th century as a twisted ribbon or chord that was used primarily to decorate hats. The word is now used to… Read More »

The Art Of The Term Paper

You may not believe it, but if you have a teacher who assigns you a term paper, you should consider yourself lucky. Unfortunately, there are plenty of teachers who really don’t believe their students are capable of writing a coherent paper of a few thousand words on a topic, and if you have a teacher… Read More »

Role of Medical Alert Systems for Elderly People

Today, Medical Alert Systems are becoming one of the commonly sold artifacts to senior residents. Nearly all of the Medical Alert Systems are consistent, reasonable, and user-friendly. These systems also facilitate persons to get immediate medical aid in emergency circumstances. Furthermore, the aged persons feel confident, protected, and safe even if their loved ones are… Read More »

Precious Metal Clay Techniques

Precious metal clay (also known as PMC) is simple to use and opens up endless possibilities in arts, crafts and jewellery making. One of the most versatile and malleable forms available for producing detailed and intricate jewellery, sculptures or other creative pieces, PMC is a much quicker solution than traditional metalsmithing processes. PMC, sometimes also… Read More »

Step Ladder

A ladder is a vertical or inclined set of rungs or steps. There are two types: rigid ladders that can be leaned against a vertical surface such as a wall, and rope ladders that are hung from the top. The vertical members of a rigid ladder are called stringers or stiles. Rigid ladders are usually… Read More »

Cooking Games For Girls

Now’s the time to invest in All-Clad and update your cookware collection with All-Clad’s First Ever LTD2 Sale. Save up to 30% on select pieces through October 15, 2010. As the second generation of LTD, All-Clad LTD2 is the only hard-anodized cookware that is dishwasher safe. Current prices reflect savings. All-Clad Cookware Set: This set… Read More »