Frivolous Friday: 3 Quick Games

I completely lose track of time while playing iPhone games, so I like it when game play is limited somehow. These free apps come with one free pack of puzzles, but after that there is only one free game a day. I can play all three in about 15 minutes which allows me to have a…

Frivolous Friday: A Mob of Angry Tailors

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEGQUgWBQL4 I recently added Stuff You Misse in History Class from howstuffworks.com to my podcast rotation and have enjoyed the extended history lessons. This week's podcast, The Contentious Invention of the Sewing Machine, expounds on the history of the sewing machine: The mechanization of stitching happened by way a series of inventions, several of which finally came together. Though Elias Howe…

Frivolous Friday: New Purse

I have been using a friend's hand-me-down Prada purse for about a year. A while back, an overly helpful bagger at HEB tried to pull it out from under a sack of groceries and broke the handle. I kept using the purse because the size and shape was just right. Before going in the hospital,…

Frivolous Friday: Cloth Diaper Humor

I needed a chuckle this morning. Maybe you do too. Here's an excerpt from Life lessons while cloth diapering: Once your baby starts eating solid foods, the poops become more solid as well. This means that great care has to be taken as you walk your soiled diaper from changing table to toilet. Unfortunately, on a…

Frivolous Friday: Robot Want

I like pixels. I started out playing video games on the NES and in DOS, so I don't need fancy graphics to enjoy a game. I can barely handle 2d; that extra dimension in 3d just seems superfluous. I like platforms and practically non-existent story lines. Seeing blocky graphics makes me smile. Luckily, quite a…