I have a stack of books taunting me. Most of them I bought with every intention of reading, some were gifts. I need to make a decision on whether or not any or all of them are read-worthy. My plan is to read the first 25 or 50 pages and decide whether or not I’m […]
I spotted my first kayak of the season today. It’s a more telling sign of spring to me than crocuses. We’ve been avid kayakers for quite a few years. We rented one year and bought a couple at a tent sale the following year. We try to go most weekends, mostly local flat water. There […]
Saturday with no major obligations means a little time relax. Today that meant… …a little reading… …watching a little rugby (sporting many layers and drinking a venti latte) …some quality Spenser time… …dinner = Trader Joe’s Chile Lime Chicken Burger, Wegman’s 7 grain salad and a Southern Tier IPA. All together not a bad day. […]
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Feeling a bit bereft now that Blogging 101 and 201 have wound down, or just looking for a way to cultivate good writing habits? Never fear, Writing 101 is here! (Well, it will be here, starting June 2.) Our next Blogging U. challenge moves away from the technical and design aspects…
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 42,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 10 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.
Are you prepared? Tips and schedule of AMAs (Ask Me Anything) from Reddit. Free content from Writer’s Digest. National Novel Writing Month Official Site *sorry this was supposed to go on my books and writing site Pensive Pelican.
I saw this book at Barnes & Noble last night. I think this is the first book I’ve seen that actively targeted the tween eating disordered market. Perhaps they can bundle it with a nice volume on cutting from the how-to section. THIS, on the other hand is superfun from Slate.com. It’s an interactive map […]
These are some of the bands I was looking forward to seeing at Warped Darien Lake 2012: Streetlight Manifesto Yellowcard We the Kings Funeral Party Unfortunately, you never know at what time or on which stage your favorites are performing on until you get there an pay $2.00 for a single printed sheet with stages, […]