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Make Pidgin Pretty

Make Pidgin Pretty

I use Pidgin for instant messaging since I like having my G-Talk and Yahoo friends in the same place. One thing that is a little annoying is not seeing the same emoticons as my friends when we’re in the same chat. I like the Yahoo smiles when I’m chatting...

posted on: Sep 10, 2008 | author: Kate

There’s Jumping In...

A few times in the recent past I have tried to use the new Linux operating system, Ubuntu. It’s especially intriguing since several computer companies like Dell are opting to ship computers with it pre-installed. It’s definitely comparable to Windows and...

posted on: Aug 28, 2008 | author: Kate

Dear iGoogle Reader Gadg...

Dear iGoogle Reader Gadget

It has come to my attention (painfully so) that you really need to do something about that handy “Mark all as read” button that you’ve put right on top of my Google Reader gadget that I’ve put on my iGoogle page. You see, sometimes I mean to...

posted on: Apr 23, 2008 | author: Kate

Stepping Outside The Nor...

Today I decided that I’d test out Thunderbird and Lightning as my new email and calendar applications. I downloaded it and installed it very easily and so far I’ve got a giddy feeling about it. I can’t tell if it’s that slight high all geeks gets...

posted on: Mar 11, 2008 | author: Kate

Providing Companionship ...

A while back I wanted to train -Lucy to become a service dog. More specifically a therapy dog. I would enjoy taking her to hospitals and nursing homes and letting her visit with people. The elderly especially enjoy this as they can get very lonely when they are away...

posted on: Feb 28, 2008 | author: Kate

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