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National Plug-In Day, Austin, TX

This past Sunday was “National Plug-In Day”, which celebrates the effort to wean ourselves from oil as a source of energy, specifically in transportation and specifically by the adoption of plug-in vehicles. A plug-in vehicle runs solely, or in some cases like the GM Volt, primarily, on electricity. I regard their usage as equivalent in […]

Flat magnet as needles holder

I use a square of magnetic sheet as a needles holder in my toolbox. The needles, being steel, stay put on it. I wind the needles’ thread tails, if any, around the square and secure them in notches along the edges. As a bonus, the cheapie needle threader also sticks to the pad. (Magnetic sheet […]