Have you ever deleted a webpage, then found that you wanted it back? Maybe it was somebody else's page you're looking for. Either way, you need the Wayback Machine.
If an inexperienced and non mechanical grandma like me can replace her own laptop screen, so can you. Why not give it a try?
In search of nature in the Bay Area? Marin Headlands, Mt. Tamalpais, Samuel P. Taylor Park, Point Reyes and Tomales Bay are all state and national parks within a two hour drive of San Francisco.
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In 1850, the tiny gold rush town of Rough and Ready, California, briefly seceded from the United States and formed its own small nation.
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The whole downtown of Nevada City, California is a Historic Landmark. It is home to many unique buildings dating from the Gold Rush.
Any girl who's father is absent from her life is missing something. Don't ever think that she is not aware of his absence. Never think it does not affect her.
After the California Gold Rush played itself out, and the 49ers went home, professional miners from Cornwall came to work the hard rock mines of California, bringing their culture along with them.
Vintage radios are so beautiful, they were made to be pleasing to the eye as well as the ear. A radio was made like fine furniture, a treasured possession that brought the family together.
Make unique Halloween decorations by upcycling plastic milk jugs into Jack-O-Lanterns. A great way to reuse something that would normally be considered trash.
There's nothing like leaving town on your vintage Harley, with the open road stretching out before you . Your worries just fall away, nothing matters beyond that next bend in the road.
The 1960s were a time of change politically and socially, It was a new era for Television. Even kid's TV was leaving behind the "Leave it to Beaver" innocence and addressing more edgy social concerns.
Jackie Greene has gone from a talented, young multi-instrumentalist, singer and phenomenal songwriter to guitarist and singer for the remaining members of the Grateful Dead.
The Baby Boomers grew up in interesting times. This is my experience from the idyllic suburban life, the shooting of JKF, watching the moon walk and war protests to dance, music and fashion.
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The Blues is alive! There is a great energy, and diversity of styles within the modern blues genre. That is demonstrated by these ten brilliant, but very different, contemporary blues artists.
What a man wants for Valentines day is a happy woman who loves and appreciates him. Help the man you love to make you happy, so he can be happy too.
After traveling on a motorcycle and camping for over 30 years, I've learned a few things about what to take when motorcycle camping. I hope my list is helpful.
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I am a lazy gardener. Every plant on this page has been personally stress tested by me. They are hardy, and easy to care for. They require little water and are distasteful to deer.
There was something really magical happening with music in the 60s and early 70s. Psychedelic Rock music gave voice to the dreams of an idealistic, if unrealistic generation.
Christmas stockings are a treasured tradition in many households, but once kids grow up it's harder to find things to fill them with. Here are some new ideas, even a few for those hard to buy for men.
By doing a White Elephant Gift Exchange you can save money and make your holiday party less stressful and more fun and memorable.
Homemade Santa, Snowmen and other Christmas ornaments from dried gourds, sea urchins and starfish.
Tips on how to find a new home for your dog when you can no longer keep him.
Making hand crafted Christmas ornaments is a fun way to spend time with your family and get in to the holiday spirit. These ornaments are simple to make, and kids will love to see them on your tree.
When you are in the middle of a coughing spasm, and can't seem to catch your breath, it's easy to panic. This method helps calm your breathing and get the coughing under control, so you can rest.
Symbrachydactyly, is a congenital hand malformation that occurs in 1 in 32,000 births. The cause is unknown, but it may be due to an interruption in blood flow to the fingers of the fetus during the first weeks of...
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When you have UTI symptoms, but lab tests show no bacteria, there is no easy solution. But, there are ways to cope. I used a combination of dietary changes and supplments, and I am now symptom free.
Buying used furniture can be a good way to save money, and you may even end up getting better furniture than you would if you bought it new.
22 states and the District of Columbia passed legislation allowing patients to use cannabis as medicine. But what about the science? Is marijuana really medicine, or is it just an excuse to get high?
With a little organization and consistency you can can clean your house a lot faster and with a lot less effort. Here are a few tip from a former "pro."
South Yuba River State Park is home to the Bridgeport Covered Bridge, the longest, single-span, covered bridge, and the Independence Trail, the first wilderness trail designated wheelchair accessible.
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In 1851, at a time when there were only 25 women in a booming mining camp of 5000 men, one of those women was accused of murder, and became the only woman in California ever to be unlawfully hanged.
Even if you don't know his name, chances are, you've heard Delbert McClinton. He's been a working musician for 50 years, and he's played with some legendary musicians.
Paul Thorn is the son of a Pentecostal preacher, a background which left him well versed in music, and showmanship. But this is no Christian Rock, there's plenty of sinning going on in these songs.
Amanda Shaw, is a former child prodigy of the Cajun fiddle. This New Orleans-based singer and songwriter has a bold and edgy fiddle style, filled with the emotion and passion of Cajun style music.
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In the 1990s, Headwater's Forest was the location of an epic battle between environmental activists Earth First! and loggers. These giant Redwoods, now sit serenely, undisturbed and all but forgotten.
Highway 101—The Redwood Highway in Northern California offers many cheesy and family-friendly roadside attractions among the giant redwoods.
This is an easy to follow step-by-step guide to putting down your new peel and stick vinyl tile flooring yourself, no matter what your skill level. I did it, and so can you!
How useful or accurate is the history we learned in school.
Rust is beautiful, old objects that have been discarded in bygone days can be re-purposed as yard art. One man's junk is truly another man's treasure.
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By shopping sales and buying in bulk you can save money and still eat better. Building a stockpile can save you money and help you be prepared for any natural or man-made disaster or economic crisis.
How to make beautiful non traditional Easter egg decorations that last long after all the jelly beans are gone. Instructions for blowing out the eggs, silk dyeing, hand painting and making decoupage hanging egg...
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This spectacular Ruby Red Early American Pattern Glass can add beauty and interest to you decor and it is fun and affordable to find and collect.
Factory farming consumes large quantities of fuel and wastes resources. Modern industrial farming practices are inhumane to animals and damage the environment. Eating locally grown foods makes sense.
Modern farming methods rely heavily on the European Honey Bee for pollination, but the honey bee population is in peril and the cause of the problem is not well understood. Modern farming methods do not currently...
Simple and detailed step by step instructions, with photos, on how to make home made apple pie. Instructions for the pie crust and a crumb topping, from scratch, are included. No experience necessary!
With a little time and patience you can teach your cat-chasing dog to accept and even enjoy having a kitten as a member of the household.
We've all experienced a short-term power outage, but what kind of problems would we have if the power was out for a week, or even longer? Here's some advice from someone who's been there.
Shinto's pet food is a pet super-food made from organic, locally grown ingredients. Lindsey McClerin began making it in her home when her own dog had a life-threatening illness. Now her dog is a healthy 16-year-old and...
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Taking too many OTC medicines together can make you feel worse instead of better. To avoid that weird feeling, choose the medicine the most appropriate for your symptoms.
The Knucklehead was 53 years old when we rode it from our home in Nevada City to Sturgis South Dakota in the year 2000. It was a journey of over 1200 miles one-way. This is the story of our trip and what we took with us.
We rode the '47 Knucklehead to the Redwood Run up in Humboldt County California every year from 1984 to 1999. Those were some great times.
Although the number of unwanted pets euthanized in the US has dropped over the last 30 years because of increased spay and neuter programs, pet overpopulation is still a problem. You can help by adopting a shelter...
This is a description, with pictures, of my experience with my dog Chopper. He is a pugsund, or daug, a dachshund-pug hybrid dog. I describe his physical traits as well as his character and personality.
Review of Pajama Jeans and review of Genie Bra. This is my honest, unsolicited opinion of my personal experience with Genie Bra and Pajama Jeans.
Building a gingerbread village from a kit can be frustrating, to say the least. By following these tips you may avoid some of the mistakes that can lead to gingerbread disaster.
This is a simple Christmas craft project for kids. These cute reindeer were made from wooden clothespins. They can be as plain or fancy as you like