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Hello, Thingiverse!

Recently, my boyfriend was attending a bon voyage party for a mutual friend who was moving out of Boston for a new job in Pittsburgh. Each guest was asked to provide an ornament or a memento that would signify their friendship. One idea that BF came up with was gifting a Klein bottle, an odd…

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Hello, Airtable!

I keep losing things. I am forgetful. I am frustrated. I have a few spreadsheets that I’ve created to document the various collections of books, CDs, photos, etc that I have amassed over the years. I was using MediaMan for inventorying, but it hasn’t been maintained by the developer and so it doesn’t work very…

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Hello, Pinterest!

In the old days, newspapers printed occasional recipes that might be cut out and saved, likely taped to an index card and filed away in a tiny box. Then the Internet came along, and recipes could be found online. Maybe you printed them out, or stored them in your Netscape bookmarks. And then came,,…

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Hello, Postcrossing!

My friend Patti recommended this postcard-sharing website to me earlier this month. It’s a 21st century update on the pen-pal concept. You can send postcards to random strangers across the globe. When a postcard is received, the unique identifying code must be registered to let the sender know it has been received. Patti is already…

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Hello, Dropbox!

So after some major data storage disasters (5 in the last two years!), I have decided to go the route of cloud-storage. I should have changed my ways when the first flash drive failed in Oct 2010. But no, I bought a new one (exact same brand) and it worked pretty well until I lost…

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Hello, Flickr!

Although I created an account 5 years ago (March 2007), I had never uploaded any photos before. Well, I did add photos to the LGBAC’S account in 2008 as part of gearing up for the 30th anniversary in 2009. A cool widget was added to the Photos page, and a slideshow of the best photos…

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Hello, WordPress!

Welcome to designs by jiminy! This is when it all begins. At least on WordPress. I have been wanting for some time to create a site about me and what’s going on in my world. I am tired of the Facebook. So today’s that day. <cue Rent soundtrack ‘No Day But Today’> Happy discovery!

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