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Towers of Gold book review

Towers of Gold book review

I finished reading it a week ago. I posted my review at my other site. It’s a personal family historian’s Best of All Possible Worlds scenario — follow a hankering to learn more family history for the sake of the kids, and go to the state historical society, discover not just one but dozens of […]

The man speaks truth

What I’m most looking forward to after the election I will finally get my brain back. It’s been extremely difficult for me to focus on anything but the election since about midway through September, which has not been a good thing; I admit I’ve been one of those people who has been refreshing FiveThirtyEight.com like […]

Essay Contest: Win a home in Maui

My friends Julie Sigwart and Micheal Stinson are holding an essay contest ($100 entry fee) to win their Maui home. The New York Times wrote about it today. The web site for the contest: WinMauiHome.com

Aah, it works, actually

Posts made earlier didn’t work. Now they do. I was feeling too busy to dig up the cause. Crap, it still is happening. Oops. Too busy to find out why. Fun. Tom Negrino wrote about listening to Emerson Lake and Palmer for the first time in some years. I did something similar. His reaction was […]

Useful links: Wordpress, Cascading Style Sheets

or, cool stuff I saw over at Hal Rager‘s site and want to remember for myself: Extending WordPress beyond the blog. Custom fields and their power. [via Hal Rager] The 7 CSS Hacks that we should use The Top 50 Proprietary Programs that Drive You Crazy — and Their Open Source Alternatives I’m surprised that […]

Blogathon call to blog on Feb 20 on the youth vote

Y-pulse: February 20, bloggers from ages 14-26 are invited to participate in a blogathon on The Youth Vote. I got word of this from a fellow WriteGirl volunteer. I think it’d be great to invite all participants to use technorati tags (see below), so that anyone could look up all the posts made by the […]