Category: Miscellaneous

Stuff that doesn't belong anywhere else.

A Reminder for Tomorrow

Tomorrow probably won't be the end of the election season trauma no matter who wins. I expect it to be ugly for a bit whether McCain or Obama comes out ahead, plus here in Georgia we are in real danger of a runoff for the Senate race.? Ugh — both Saxby Chambliss and Jim Martin …

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NaBloPoMo again?

Yep, even though the NaBloPoMo group is active all year around, November is officially National Blog Posting Month, with the challenge of posting every day for 30 days. I did it successfully last year (yay me!) and I do believe I’m going to give it another shot.? This time might be a bit of a …

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In a funk

I’ve been in a rather dreadful funk for some time now, and over the last few days have realized that it probably is a fairly significant depressive episode.? Or at least it would be IF I wasn’t on a major dose of EffexorXR every day. Yeah, anti-depressants don’t cure depression, they really just keep it …

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Tagged!

Okay, just when I was starting to feel a bit left out, I’ve been tagged by my friend Marcy Lamberson of Studio Marcy, who makes totally adorable sculptural beads. The rules for this tagging are: Link to your tagger and list these rules on your blog. Share 7 facts about yourself on your blog, some …

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Show the little folks some blog love!

Chuck Westbrook just came up with a great idea to help out some of the bloggers out there with great content, but not enough of an audience for it. Check out How You Can Help End the Problem of Blogs With Great Content but No Readers. I’m going to participate in hopes of at least …

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Eight Types of Intelligence Test

Mincot keeps running across these memes and tempting me to do them: Your result for Howard Gardner’s Eight Types of Intelligence Test… Intrapersonal 37% Logical, 16% Spatial, 41% Linguistic, 59% Intrapersonal, 4% Interpersonal, 18% Musical, 18% Bodily-Kinesthetic and 47% Naturalistic! “This area has to do with introspective and self-reflective capacities. Those who are strongest in …

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Very cool photo mosaic meme

1. Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park (#309), 2. Handmade chocolate cupcakes filled with blueberry cream and topped with dark chocolate ganache and some more of these absolutely delicious wild blueberries, 3. clarence carter @ sprayberry’s, 4. Summer Window of Blue Color Sky, 5. Gretchen Wilson, 6. Ice tea, 7. 7c5e, 8. chocolate pecan pie, 9. …

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I do not forget

Seven years ago to the moment, I was sitting on the floor in a crowded TV lounge in the GPC Student Center with dozens of fellow faculty and students, watching in horror as the news replayed video of the World Trade Center towers burning and collapsing, of the gaping and burning hole in the Pentagon, …

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Letter to the Editor

The fall issue of Belle Armoire Jewelry was on the stands at Borders Saturday afternoon.? When I picked it up, the first thing I turned to was the Letters to the Editor section.? It contained four very brief, nothing-but-praise entries — not even a breath about the negative responses to the Carter Seibels feature in …

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Three Things You’d Save in an Emergency

Sara at On Simplicity wrote: what three non-essential things would you save in an emergency? Your family, friends, pets, and any medical needs are considered essential for this question, so we?ll assume you?ve already got those. As I think about my own answer to this, it really brings home how little I really need in …

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