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Formatting a Hard Drive from the Mac OS X Command Line

Every wanted to format a hard drive from the command line in Mac OS? Here are simple directions to do just that.

Ching Ching Cha; Georgetown’s Best Tea Room

I am a huge fan of Ching Ching Cha, I always have been and it was one of the spots I discovered while I was living in the DC area. Every time I return to DC stopping in is on…

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Exorcist Stairs

The Exorcist Stairs

One of the greatest horror films of all times is the Exorcist, and on your next trip to the Washington DC area you can visit one of the locations that made the film great. Tucked away in the Georgetown Section of DC you can find and walk the steps from the movie!

Creating Mac OS El Capitan Boot Drives (10.11) for Clean Installs

With the introduction of a digital delivery systems for Apple software and operating systems a lot of people are finding themselves confused when comes how to do a clean install of the operating system on their machines. For clarification a…

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The Robert Frost Farm & Memorial Site

Along Route 125 in Vermont you will discover the small town of Ripton. Here in Ripton you can truly connect with the works of Robert Frost. A wonderful interpretive trail will allow you to see the works of Frost in a new light, and a visit to his cabin in the woods provides you with a glimpse into the life of the man behind the words.

The Magical Herb that is Thyme

Thyme is one of my all time favorite herbs, and if you can only grow one herb at home, this is the one to grow!

Making Herb Infused Oil A Home

A little heat is all you need to harness the essence of an herb and infuse it into the oil of your choice. Once your oil is made you will find an endless range of uses for your herb oils including cooking, medicinal, aromatic, and more.

Rosemary & Bacon Mushrooms

Mushrooms are one of my all time favorite things to cook with. What better way to express the wonders of food than turning a fungus into something wonderful and tasty. These mushrooms are great as a stand alone side dish, or make the perfect topper for that steak and burgers that just came off the grill!

Creating an RSS Feed with an offset in WordPress

Mailchimp is a powerful platform for sending out html based email newsletters, and even includes the ability to create automated emails from your blog through the RSS feed, there is only one major flaw in the Mailchimp RSS based mailing…

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Fresh Homemade Basil & Parsley Pesto

We have been blessed with some pretty awesome Basil Plants this year! One of the secrets to getting giant basil plants is trimming them on a regular basis. There is nothing better to do with the trimmings than make some…

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