If you use Hyperionic’s Hypersnap 6 to do screen captures, you’ve doubtless run into the horrible MAGENTA torn-page effect. Here’s how to fix it.


As I start doing research for another tech writing project, I’m mentally preparing myself for the stages I’ll go through.

absinthe cat

Here’s a short video I made when I was participating in the IBM Chef Watson + Bon Appetit beta. I found a recipe for an Absinthe Cocktail that made my head spin.


IBM likes wild ducks, so I decided to cook one… until I realized I had NO idea how to cook duck.

Black-eyed Susans

Deep into summer Rudbeckia hirta Take over the garden And vie with Echinacea Over who is less common. Copyright © 2014 Suzanne Ennis


The bees don’t hesitate– they go Headfast into the glory of the rose And if a bud is closed They ply it open frantically And push their heads Between the petals, Fluttering and shuddering In pleasure– The sheer pleasure Of the pollen. Copyright © 2014 Suzanne Ennis

Self-portrait in lettuce

The perspective on this one is a little skewed, but that seems apt…  This is from way back in 2007. Copyright © 2014 Suzanne Ennis