#MicroblogMondays 5: Armchair Traveler

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* Gizmodo had an article about an Occulus-Rift-like contraption created by Marriott that turned virtuality into a 4D experience....more

818th Issue of the LFCA

Welcome to today's edition of Connections Abound. The point of Lost and Found is to level the support playing field. When LFCA works correctly, the newest blogger with the smallest readership can receive the same level of support as the oldest blogger with the largest readership ....more

What Would You Wish For?

So a guy goes to a few countries and asks people on the street what they would wish for if they were to come across a magic-granting genie....more

I Joined Ello Because…

…Actually, I’m not sure why....more

Pictures, Pictures, Pictures

So I feel like I am dropping the ball on blogging lately....more

IComLeavWe: October 2014

Welcome back to IComLeavWe. It stands for International Comment Leaving Week, but if you say it aloud, doesn’t it sounds like “I come; [but] leave [as a] we”? And that’s sort of the point ....more

Week in Review: Whoa, Just Whoa

Is it just me, or has this week been crazy for anyone else? I feel like I can’t even fully wrap my head around, or put into words, all that has been going on. A 6.2 earthquake ....more

513th Friday Blog Roundup

For the last few weeks, I’ve been trying to convince the ChickieNob that she wants a simple Halloween costume....more

The Universe is Not a Wish-Granting Factory*

One of my best friends from college was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.Her name is Beth and she's 34 years old.She's married to her best friend (as in, they were best friends for years while they dated other people and then they finally figured out they were actually in love with each other--a case of opposites attracting). They have two little girls, ages almost-5 and 2. Beth works full time in a demanding job as a department manager at an upscale department store--the kind of job where she runs around in high heels and remembers to reapply lipstick and hosts trunk shows and has dinner with vendors who are selling clothes made by big-name designers.She's a great story teller, she's hilariously funny and self-deprecating, and she's very devoted to her family ....more

First Kindergarten Field Trip: The Apple Orchard

So a couple of weeks ago we got a letter sent home that said it was time for the very first Kindergarten field trip. I thought back to my days in kindergarten and recalled going on exactly ONE field trip (FARM!), so I thought "I MUST CHAPERONE!...more