Janet H. Williams

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Bookworms, Rejoice! Apple’s iBookstore Comes to Flipboard

Today, Flipboard welcomes a new category, Books, powered by 25 new sections containing the most popular books from Apple’s iBookstore. Reflecting as many genres as there are sections, it’s like browsing in a bookstore, right from your Flipboard.<p>Whether you’re into cookbooks or computer books, …

Books

10 FREE Scrap-Busting Quilt Block Tutorials

Hello, Quilting Friends …With my recent return to blogging, one of my <b>TOP</b> priorities for the blog, is to share with you all, FREE quilt blocks and …

Quilting

Twisted Iron Jewelry

This is the happiest moment of my life!!!!!! I have been around a ton of foals but not one quite like this gem! She's one in a million! This Filly is …

Feather Bed Quilt Pattern

Not that I need another quilting project, but this Feather Bed Quilt pattern by Anna Maria Horner makes me look twice. I’d love to see it in some saturated Marimekko prints I have loitering in my closet. Check out the free pdf and get started! (Via The Red Jet.)

These Are the States Where People Live Longest

<i>This post is in partnership with 24/7 Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247WallSt.com.</i><p>The United States has a health …

Health Care

How Chris McCandless Died

Twenty-one years ago this month, on September 6, 1992, the decomposed body of Christopher McCandless was discovered by moose hunters just outside the northern boundary of Denali National Park. He had died inside a rusting bus that served as a makeshift shelter for trappers, dog mushers, and other …

The Story of a Suicide

Two college roommates, a webcam, and a tragedy.<p>Dharun Ravi grew up in Plainsboro, New Jersey, in a large, modern house with wide expanses of wood flooring and a swimming pool out back. Assertive and athletic, he used “<i>DHARUNISAWESOME</i>” as a computer password and played on an Ultimate Frisbee team. …

Not Your Grandma’s Quilt: How to Speed Up a Timeless Art Form

Grandparents

Mandarin Watermelon Salad Recipe

4.5 2 2<p>Mandarin Watermelon Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home<p>4.5 2 2<p>Fruit tossed with feta? U-betcha, nothing betta’! Fresh mint, cilantro and …

iOS 8 changes we’d like to see: The OS and Home screen

WWDC is almost here, which means we’re likely to see a preview of iOS 8, the next iteration of Apple’s mobile OS. Over the past few weeks, we’ve been …

How to listen to podcasts on the road

As the summer travel season begins, a lot of us have been hearing the same question from family, friends, and readers: What’s the best way to listen …

Apps

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

iOS 11

macOS High Sierra

Bookworms, Rejoice! Apple's iBookstore Comes to Flipboard

Bookworms, Rejoice! Apple’s iBookstore Comes to Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2012<p>Today, Flipboard welcomes a new category, Books, powered …

Tools

The Woods

• <b>Author:</b> Harlan Coben<p><b>#1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben takes readers into the heart of family loyalty in this twisty page-turner that proves that the darkest secrets are often closest to home.</b><p>Paul Copeland, a New Jersey county prosecutor, is still grieving the loss of his sister …

Rage Against the Dying

• <b>Author:</b> Becky Masterman<p>You have never met an (ex) FBI agent like Brigid Quinn<p><i>"Keeping secrets, telling lies, they require the same skill. Both become a habit, almost an addiction, that's hard to break even with the people closest to you, out of the business. For example, they say never trust a</i> …

The Forgotten

• <b>Author:</b> David Baldacci<p>In Paradise, nothing is what it seems...<p>THE FORGOTTEN<p>Army Special Agent John Puller is the best there is. A combat veteran, Puller is the man the U.S. Army relies on to investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. Now he has a new case-but this time, the crime is …

Tripwire

• <b>Author:</b> Lee Child<p>Reacher's anonymity in Florida is shattered by an investigator who's come looking for him. But hours after his arrival, the stranger is murdered. Retracing the PI's trail back to New York, Reacher's compelled to find out who was looking for him and why. He never expected the …