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An Ash Wednesday Confessional Story

At Martini Republic, The Overnighter describes going to confession on Ash Wednesday. (I’m not RC, have never gone to confession in that tradition. But I found this small story about being inside the confessional verrrry intriguing, especially given the larger context)

CSS Cheat Sheet in one page

This is cool: CSS Cheat Sheet – CSS A one-page sheet that lists various CSS properties. Available as PDF or PNG.

What they’re saying in offices these days

Saw a link Overheard in the Office: The Voice of the Cubicle [via Stennieville, who’s a fellow WriteGirl and who just (ouch!) broke her toe. Feel better, Stennie] But of Overheard in the Office, there are such gems as this: Presenter: If you knew what I was thinking, what I just said would make perfect […]

Ghost Word on the Squaw Valley Writers Workshop

This sounds incredibly attractive. Ghost Word: Community of Writers at Squaw Valley The Community of Writers at Squaw Valley was started more than 30 years ago by the novelist Oakley Hall. Now his daughter Brett Hall Jones (who is married to novelist Louis B. Jones) runs the various workshops. Another daughters, the novelist and playwright […]

NASA satellites feel budget crunch

AP: NASA satellites feel budget crunch – Mar 6, 2006 Connect the dots between all that lovely satellite-based data about weather and climate and quick information gathering in natural disasters… and funding. Budget cuts and poor management may be jeopardizing the future of our eyes in orbit — America’s fleet of environmental satellites, vital tools […]