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March Madness #wagginnotbraggin

March Madness #wagginnotbraggin

Spenser the Dog and March Madness My dog Spenser decided that he wanted to fill in a bracket for this year’s NCAA basketball tourney. But with a limited vocabulary and no opposable thumbs, he could neither fill out the bracket himself, nor read me off his choices. It was time to come up with an […]

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Know Everything and Control Everything: 2 Apps to Try

Here are a couple of the latest (Yay! Free!) apps that I’ve tried. No surprise that I found them through Lifehacker. The first is Circa. (iPhone or Android) Circa is a news aggregation site (with Real news even). You can stay with the Top Stories default or check out national or world news, politics, technology, […]

Twitter History: A Scary Look Back

Have you requested your twitter history yet? I finally got around to it. When I opened my first account in 2008, I really didn’t know what to do with it. But that was more than 7,000 tweets ago. If you think I’m exaggerating my cluelessness, take a look at my 1st ten tweets. 2008-12-13 learning […]

A Very Shiny App Review

I’ve tried a few new apps and gadgets over the last few weeks. My priority has been finding a replacement for my Google Reader. Google Reader is going away for good in July if you haven’t heard. I-ve had Flipboard on my iPad forever, but I don’t really use it that often. The feeds feel […]

The Trouble With Writing in Coffee Shops

I love to write in coffee shops. It frees me of the usual distractions from things I could be doing instead, television shows that split my attention and bouncing among a thousand browsers. So I grabbed a big cappuccino: And a tiny little cinnamon roll: Sometimes I write rough drafts longhand  to further minimize distractions, […]

The League of Extraordinary Gentlepersons

The League of Extraordinary Gentlepersons.

Giving the People What They Want: Hemingway, Fitzgerald

I’m not sure when my blog became the go-to for 1920s era American expatriate writers, but it’s kind of funny. I love to look in from time to time on what brings people to my blog. What searches lead people to your blog?

Victoria Jackson: Who Saw THAT Coming?

Victoria Jackson: Who Saw THAT Coming?

Back in the old days when SNL was still called Ye Olde Saturday Night Live,there was a cast member named Victoria Jackson. She was very silly and very funny and she did things like this: Or this: Victoria Jackson on SNL But now, while she is still silly, she is no longer funny. Well maybe […]

Need Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas?

Check out the Gizmodo Holiday Gift Guide Tons of ideas for the difficult to buy for. My personal favorite is the shark shaped dog bed.

Hey Sexy Lady: Hair Edition

The blog title is a play on this video: Which you have probably seen unless you’ve been living here: But I wanted to share a couple of ways that I like to style my hair. My hair is straight, but pretty thick, but I am pretty clumsy. I have never been able to blow dry […]