We had our first “Real” winter storm of the year last night, rain then Ice then about 6″ of snow. I alone prevented a massive blizzard, by purchasing snow shoes. You see our local weather man was predicting up to 24″ of snow with this storm on Monday’s forecast, so I immediately ordered a pair of Surplus GI snowshoes.
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Greenshot fills your windows screen shot needs. Everyone has at one point or another had to need to take some screen shots. Windows does have built in screenshot functionality. But to make is useful you have to use it in combination with other software. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a low cost easy […] Continue reading →
Hunting, trapping and fishing can legally fill a good portion your families protein needs every year, and watching Craigslist can net all sorts of free materials that can be used around the homestead for projects. Continue reading →
In a previous post we talked about the LibreOffice the Open Source alternative to Microsoft Office. In this post we are going to talk about Google Drive and some tips and tricks to using Google docs in association with Google Drive. Google drive has been split into two offerings. There is the free version which […] Continue reading →
Many people have a need to create or edit images but can’t afford the cost of the Adobe suit of products for creating and editing images. Fortunately there are alternatives out there. If you are looking for a program that is a free alternative to Photoshop that can be used to edit photos and create graphics […] Continue reading →
LibreOffice Writer If you do not already have LibreOffice installed take a look at our post about how to install LiberOffice Now that you have LibreOffice installed you are ready to make the jump from the dominant Office Suite to one that gives you more control and makes you feel good about using your software […] Continue reading →
NOTE: Since I first published this article a new version of Libre Office has been released. Version 5. I just downloaded it and installed it. The install process is the same as the previous version. If you had installed version 4.4 before you do not have to uninstall it first. First impressions of […] Continue reading →