Category «Other Stuff»

Apps and tools I use, commentary on technical stuff, home ownership,

My Invisalign Journey – 2. Settling In and Setting Up

Previous articles in the series: Prologue, Part 1 I’m now home, with set 1 on my teeth, and sets 2-10 in a bag. I also have two small travel containers for the trays. There’s also this rubber device I can use to help seat the trays if I need it. I am on my own …

My Invisalign Journey – 1. Shock and Regret

Previous articles in the series: My Invisalign Journey – Prologue So I’ve decided to go ahead with this, spend the money, deal with the orthodontist appointments, the pain that will flash me back to high school, the weirdness of wearing a clear plastic retainer all the time. I made the appointment for “computerized molds”. New technology! …

My Invisalign Journey – Prologue

I’m an Invisalign patient, and thought perhaps I could document the journey. Perhaps someday it might be useful to someone. I decided, at the age of 50, that my teeth needed to be straightened again.  I wore braces for a very very long time, longer than all of my friends. But all these years later, …

PicPick: The Screenshot, image manipulation, most useful image toolkit I’ve ever used.

I take a lot of screenshots, sometimes I need to annotate them, usually not. I am NOT good with graphic programs, in fact they usually make me cry. It used to be pretty annoying to deal with screenshots – not the taking of one, the reusing of it, the tiny little manipulations I might want …