How to Record a Call on Skype


How do you record a call that occurs over the Internet? As an interviewer, this was an important question for me. Through the years, I have done well using my Olympus digital recorder with regular telephone calls thanks to a really cool earphone/microphone piece, but recording a Skype call with it wasn’t quite as effective. … Continue reading How to Record a Call on Skype

Find My Friends App – Yes, Your Mother is Watching…


This morning my son in college Skyped me, telling me that he had a new family-friendly electronic tool for me to write about. I was about five minutes ahead of him, having just downloaded it, which made me feel really good. That’s right, ladies and gents, the free Find My Friends app  is live and ready for … Continue reading Find My Friends App – Yes, Your Mother is Watching…

Save Money on Music Lessons


Last week, our son became a pianist thanks to the Internet (the video of him playing is at the end of this article). We didn’t have to pay for lessons, and we didn’t have to nag him about practicing. All we did was offer him an Internet connection, and he did the rest on his … Continue reading Save Money on Music Lessons

Pancakes – Norwegian Style: It’s the Perfect Crepe


Honestly, I don’t know if they are Norwegian, Swedish, or just crepes, but as I was growing up, we called them Norwegian pancakes. They are a family favorite. Add cheese and microwave for a lunch if you have any leftovers (I have to make a triple batch if I want to have any chance of … Continue reading Pancakes – Norwegian Style: It’s the Perfect Crepe