Cooking With Gas

12.20.2011 blogging

First about cooking, then about writing. I love to cook. It’s immediate and creative, even when I’m making the simplest meal. And, of course, it’s a time every day that lets me play with fire. For many years we had a perfectly serviceable electric range. I had to step out to the patio and light [...]

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iPad Typing Tip: Use Three Fingers

08.24.2011 gadgets

Here’s a tip that came from Penny, my editor. She recently bought herself an iPad 2 and she suggested this way to improve on-screen typing: use the middle three fingers on each hand. I’ve tried it and it’s very effective. Don’t use your thumb or pinky. Look at the keyboard, not the “page” where you’re [...]

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