The one where my entire life changed...

In 2009 I was 31, in a long term relationship, smoking regularly, working as a theater technician most months and blogging like it was my full time job.  I had two black cats, no kids, and an apartment in Flatbush with my own little office that I diligently hid myself away in every day instead of going out.  It’d been about 15 years since I had been on any kind of trip that anyone would call a vacation.  I made just enough money to pay the rent and bills....more

The Arts and Blogher '10

Wow, Blogher conference tickets are nearly sold out (http://www.blogher.com/blogher-10-conference-tickets-selling-out).  I can't believe it and I'm getting really really excited to attend my first one. One thing I've noticed is people are starting to make lists, picking places to meet up, talk about what's going to be at the conference, etc.  But what I haven't seen a lot of, and please lead the way if I've missed something, is all the arts, crafts, photography, knitting, design etc related bloggers heading to NYC in August. ...more

Kick Starter of the Week: Artist-Panhandler Partnerships

This week's Kick Starter is just too unique (and a little bizarre) to pass up.After seeing a billboard with a famous artist collaborating with a famous clothing brand,  Cate White came up with this really incredible idea: buying ad space on a panhandler's sign. (See the video on the Kick Starter page to hear more about how the idea came to life)....more

To Blogher or not to Blogher?

Straying from the arts to bring up an important blogging topic: The 2010 Blogher ConferenceIt's that time of year again when people start getting excited, buying their passes, discussing the sessions and making their plans for the conference in August.  This year NYC (my hometown) will be hosting the event which means I finally have a shot at going.  In the past the conference passes, plane tickets and hotel room have just been WAY out of my price range....more

I agree, from what I've read of past Bloghers, it was well worth the price of ...more

Etsy Wednesday - 6 Super Giveaways

I thought it might be fun to do a little roundup of some of the Etsy giveaways going on around the web this week since there always seems to be a handful of them.  Find something (or things) you just gotta have? Click the Giveaway link and enter to win!...more