Western Oregon – Counties & School Districts Map

Here's a Map I created with all of the Counties & School Districts in Western Oregon laid out.

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Converting a Word Document to an Image File

You don't want to use online document converters, as those are really just Data Mills, designed to harvest your information and use or sell the content you upload. Beware of most "Free Tools" as well, as most either put a watermark or logo on your finished image (which makes them a Demo, and not a … Continue reading Converting a Word Document to an Image File

Braven

Braven The cold hard sting of the naked chosen stone; Felled, now, to the ground, and left there all alone. Into the heart of mother earth, the sweet life force now seeping. Timeless echo in distant wind; Rain now felt as weeping. Just or not, thus subjective; Fates, alas, bespoken. Fury rumbles deep within; Vengeance … Continue reading Braven

Fighting for Clean Water: The Daily Battle for Your Health

Not surprisingly, more and more testing of neighborhood drinking water pops up in the news with findings of lead, copper, mercury and all kinds of other metals and pollutants. Here's what I've learned, living in developing countries, where the tap water is absolutely unsafe. I'll offer these tips, which we use today, in America. Its … Continue reading Fighting for Clean Water: The Daily Battle for Your Health

Casting Sport – Event 3 – Spinning Accuracy – Arenberg Target

If you're American, you've probably never heard of the Professional Sport of Casting, or the ICSF, but its quite Popular in Northern Europe, Eastern Europe, and Japan, among other places. As a Vegan I don't Fish anymore, but I always loved Casting more than Fishing, just like I've always loved Archery more than Bow-Hunting. These … Continue reading Casting Sport – Event 3 – Spinning Accuracy – Arenberg Target

How to Make a Movie Theater with Movie Screen & Overhead Projector in your SUV

This is a write up on how I made a Mobile Movie Theater in the Back of my Xterra Things you Need: 1 length of 1/2" PVC Pipe 1/2" PVC T-Connectors (x4) 1/2" PVC L-Connectors (x4) One piece of 1/2" Thick high-quality wood, about 5.5" x 8.5" 1/4" half-circle metal pipe brackets (x4) 1/2" long … Continue reading How to Make a Movie Theater with Movie Screen & Overhead Projector in your SUV

NirCmd

NirCmd is a Command line Utility you can call in .Bat & .Vbs files etc to execute a number of highly useful commands with the click of an Icon. Set Up: Scroll to the bottom of their homepage & Download the either the x86 or x64 versions for your 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows … Continue reading NirCmd

Chinese & English Pangrams+

Just kidding, there's no such thing as a 100,000 Character Pangram! But this is what we call a Pangram for Typing & Font Selection in Chinese Fontography The following is even more useful than a Pangram, in Chinese, because every character in the text below has a separate Simplified and Traditional form 这个肥头龙刚刚从东边飞来韩国开战! 听说妈妈学习画画后,会爱乱买卖贵艺术。 This … Continue reading Chinese & English Pangrams+

Kalani’s Hawaiian Granola

Preparation: Roasted Ingredients: Oats, rolled, or lightly-rolled like you find in some countries Chopped Macadamia Nuts ( or Cashews, Pecans, or Sliced Almonds) Desiccated Coconut, Shredded or Unsweetened Coconut Shredded Unsalted Sunflower Seeds, raw White Sesame Seeds, raw Wheat Germ Other Raw, Unsalted Seeds: Pumpkin, Flax, Hemp, etc. Liquid Mix: Ingredients: Real Maple Syrup with … Continue reading Kalani’s Hawaiian Granola

Book Binding

Tools and Materials Sheets of paper for binding into a book Bone folder StudioTac double-sided adhesive Heavyweight papers for end pages Pencil Jade glue Paint brush Headband tape Craft knife Binder's board (acid-free) Book canvas Iron-on transfer paper (optional) Binding a Book How-To 1. Collect all the sheets of paper you wish to bind into … Continue reading Book Binding

Editing & Posting to your Instagram Accounts from your Desktop

Download & Install BlueStacks Sign in with the Gmail account for your IG Account, don't use your primary Gmail, and don't enter your primary Password. BlueStacks doesn't accept the App Password Codes from Gmail, requiring instead that you enter your complete email password into the app, which is definitely a bad idea You can make … Continue reading Editing & Posting to your Instagram Accounts from your Desktop

Should You Switch to WordPress? User Experience, Quality of Service, & Drawbacks

Annoying, isn't it?^ I have finally moved my blog from the International Servers in China where it was, to here on 'muricun WordPress, since the Blog Service I was using shut down after quite a long run, longer than most. I'm happy to have saved some of it, albeit probably only 25% of everything I've … Continue reading Should You Switch to WordPress? User Experience, Quality of Service, & Drawbacks

Getting rid of Perpetual Viruses in System Volume Information in System Restore

Go to Start>Run and type msconfig. Press enter. When msconfig opens, click the Launch System Restore Button. On the next page, click the System Restore Settings link on the left. Check the box labelled 'Turn off System restore'. Reboot. Go back in and Turn System Restore Back on. A new Restore Point will be created. … Continue reading Getting rid of Perpetual Viruses in System Volume Information in System Restore

Sweet Taro & Sago Dessert With Bananas – Filipino Cebuano Binignit / Ginataan

Ingredients: Taro Root 芋头 Orange Sweet Potato or Yam 番薯 Purple Sweet Potato 番薯 Cassava / Yuca 木薯 White Yam 淮山 Sugar Dash of Salt Sago 西米 Glutinous Rice Balls (Optional, added in with Sago) Greenish-Yellow Banana or Plantain, cut into rectangle pieces Coconut Milk Jackfruit 大树菠萝 Cut into Strips (Optional) Method: Choose 3 of … Continue reading Sweet Taro & Sago Dessert With Bananas – Filipino Cebuano Binignit / Ginataan