My parents are not what I would call "high tech" — or really even any tech. My dad only recently started texting and my mom doesn't own a computer, but they often run into technological quandaries despite their lack of gadgets — which means it often falls to me to help them out. It's easy to grow impatient and frustrated when providing a little parental tech support, so I thought I'd round up some advice from people who have been there.
Design Editor Hey there, I'm still here! Big breaks on this blog always coincide with major life changes like having babies. This time around it's a career change and moving to another time zone! Here's the deal.
Mission accomplished! The antique spinach dip tile on the dining room fireplace has been successfully disguised with removable panels. Apologies, Rookwood fans. But don't despair. If someday you buy this house from us, you can pull off these sheets of embossed thermoplastic and the spinach dip will be yours to enjoy.
Tiny Victorian Cottage [via The New York Times "Home&Garden"] The most adorable little victorian cottage ever. Sandra Foster turned a Catskills hunting cabin into the romantic Victorian cottage she had always wanted, using vintage columns, flooring and wavy glass windows, and doing the carpentry herself.