Spring in Wisconsin – weather runs amok

UPDATE: June 25th. We now have 28 counties declared as disaster areas by FEMA. When we get serious Spring weather, we get weather sites that look like this: 7 Warnings, Watches and Statements on the Weather.gov forecast A weather map that is covered, jigsaw like, with areas of watches and warnings across the surrounding 25 … Continue reading Spring in Wisconsin – weather runs amok

Etsy – On-line store for hand-made items

Etsy (http://www.etsy.com) is a store where crafters can sell their objects to the public. Etsy also supports spaces for the crafters to work and share their skills and ideas. The Etsy website also has cool navigation methods for finding objects. There is a color search system that lets you pick a color to start with. … Continue reading Etsy – On-line store for hand-made items

KnitML – Knitting Markup Language

You know that xML (small x to mean x=X,BP,XAC, et al) has now hit the mainstream when people start developing a mark-up language for knitting patterns: The KnitML Project’s main goal is to develop and promote adoption of a standard content model for knitting patterns. By developing a community-supported specification (KnitML) and providing basic rendering … Continue reading KnitML – Knitting Markup Language

Copenhagen – More bikes than cars at rush hour

From Treehuger.com As a result of half a century of planning, Copenhagen has achieved a fabulous cycling goal – during the morning rush hour more bikes and mopeds pound the inner city streets than personal cars and buses. http://www.treehugger.com/files/2007/11/in_copenhagens.php Very cool news at least to me as a bike commuter. One thing I like a … Continue reading Copenhagen – More bikes than cars at rush hour