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Review Points for Canon SX60HS by John Ross

Tuesday, Oct, 20 2015

Review Points for Canon SX60HS

• $549.00  MSRP – seen at $459 online

• 65:1 Optical Zoom
(21mm - 1365mm)
• 16.1MP
• Digic 6 Processor
• Useful in low light
• Wi-Fi
• Mobile Device Connect Button

• Face Detection – Tracking in AF
• Auto Zoom while shooting
• Zoom Frame Assist

4 different movie modes
• Standard
• Manual – Speed, Aperture, ISO(light)
• iFrame movie – apple
• Super Slow Motion

• External Mike allowed to plug in

• Ability to print a frame from a movie clip
• Ability to work with Photo Books

Shoot in three  formats:


• Blink Detection
• Face ID – Register up to 12 people
• Electronic Level

• Auto ISO 400-3200

• When using RAW – must use free downloadable “Digital Photo Professional” software to convert to useable format (JPEG or TIFF)
• Camera control from smart phone when using Canon Connect App

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Swiss Steak

Tuesday, Oct, 20 2015

3-4 T. flour
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. pepper
1-1/2 tsp. dry mustard
1-1/2 to 2 lbs. round steak, cut into serving pieces
1 cup sliced onions
1 lb. carrots, diced
2 (14.5 oz.) cans whole tomatoes
1-1/2 T. brown sugar
1-1/2 T. Worcestershire sauce

Combine flour, salt, pepper and dry mustard.  Dredge meat in flour mixture and brown on both sides in oil in skillet.  Transfer to slow cooker.  Add onions and carrots.  Combine tomatoes, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce; pour into slow cooker.  Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10  hours or on High 3 to 5 hours.

posted by: Kathy Keene 1 month ago Comment On This Post

Cabbage Patch Soup

Monday, Oct, 19 2015

1 pound ground beef
Chopped onions - 2 or 3 onions
5 stalks celery, sliced
5 large carrots, sliced
4 cups water
2 cans (16 oz.) kidney beans, rinsed & drained
1 large can stewed tomatoes
2 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. salt
1/2 medium sized head of cabbage, shredded

Brown ground beef; drain.  Add onion and celery; cook under tender.  Add water, beans, tomatoes, carrots, chili powder, salt and cabbage.  Bring to a boil.

Reduce heat. At this point, add more water or tomato juice if necessary.  Cover and simmer for 30  minutes until cabbage is tender.

(Delicious when reheated the next day.  Can add a mixture of water and tomato juice when reheating.)

posted by: Kathy Keene 1 month ago Comment On This Post

What do you buy when you go to the dollar store?

Tuesday, Aug, 25 2015

According to, there are five categories to get the most of your dollar:

1. Cleaning supplies
2. Gift wrap
3. Snacks
4. Shampoos
5. Kitchen accessories

posted by: Kathy Keene 3 month(s) ago Comment On This Post

12 Amazing Uses for WD-40

Monday, Aug, 24 2015

Find out what this garage staple can do to make your life easier.

1.  Protect a bird feeder, squirrels will slide right off.
2.  Separate stuck glassware.
3.  Get off that stuck ring.
4.  Exterminate roaches and repel insects.
5.  Remove chewing gun from hair.
6.  Remove touch scuff marks.
7.  Wipe away tea stains.
8.  Clean toilet bowls.
9.  Winterproof boots and shoes.
10. Clean and restore license plate.
11. Prevent snow buildup on windows.
12. Keep wasps from building nests.

posted by: Kathy Keene 3 month(s) ago Comment On This Post

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