August 2nd, 2006

almost_a_toon_Ts

Road Trip Help

This is a good idea...The next time you are on a road trip, try this. Check out this post on LifeHacker.  I really like this site.

DIY HUD

What you do is get your map, enlarge it somewhat, use some software to mirror it, print it out,  and put it up in the windshield. I'd use Paint Shop Pro, but you can use whatever you have that's capable. I don't think the map would do me any good (other than giving me a headache) but I think turn by turn directions in a large font that were mirrored would do just fine!

Some commenters have some improvement suggestions as well!

This is almost luddite like in it's execution!

Here's a sample! See the full size on my flickr account!

The original
TurnByTurn

The reverersed version!

TurnByTurnRev


Question: Should I have put this behind a cut?
almost_a_toon_Ts

Book Meme: Busted!

From: fizzyland and one_raido</span>Instructions:
1. Grab the nearest (as opposed to the farthest) book.
2. Open the book to page 67.
3. Find the ninth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next 3 sentences on your blog along with these instructions.
5. Don’t you dare dig for that "cool" or "intellectual" book in your closet! I know you were thinking about it! Just pick up whatever is closest.

Charis agrees with her that it's very useful and not too expensive, and that the hand-done illustrations are sweet, and tells her that yes, Shanita is truly stunning but she's not from any place except just plain old Toronto, and takes the money and wraps the books, her mind elsewhere.
The Moon she thinks. Illusion.

From The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood.

Not that I'm reading Chick-lit or anything, (Noooooooooooooo, not me. Uh-huh. Not a chance. I'm on page 65. ) but it was the nearest book....*blush*

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