Giving Thanks

I’m going to warn you that I’ve been hitting the bottle while TheHusband and I have been prepping our dinner tomorrow. My husband would also like you to know that the more I drink1, the more affectionate I get. Now on this topic, I think it’s a load of bollocks since I’m a pretty affectionateContinue reading “Giving Thanks”

To: Consume: Recipe – Guinness Steak Pie

[I started writing this post Sunday morning, with the intent of having the text finished while the meat was simmering in the slow cooker and adding photos as the meal progressed during the day. I discovered, however, when looking for photos from past meals to add to the post that I had NOT uploaded halfContinue reading “To: Consume: Recipe – Guinness Steak Pie”

Cherry Bomb

[A couple of gentle reminders: I’m still collecting addresses for the Ho. Ho. Ho. holiday card exchange. End date probably first week of December or roughly thereabouts. Second gentle reminder: The pick the literacy charity contest over at Excessively Diverting is running until 12/6! Lastly! I redid biblyotheke.net to be more portal-ish, so while I’llContinue reading “Cherry Bomb”

Your Virtual Front Door: Defining the Use of Social Media for Archives and Libraries: Part V

[This was first published at AMPed.] Part V: Using Social Media for Outreach and PR, part ii: The Big Why A couple of weeks ago I ended the post on advocacy with the following: You might be asking yourself “Why should I do this?” Good question and also the point of this post: At the heart of library/archiveContinue reading “Your Virtual Front Door: Defining the Use of Social Media for Archives and Libraries: Part V”

Collection: 11/08/2010

A weekly collection of my writings from around the web as defined here. Format: name of blog : direct link to article AMPed – Your Virtual Front Door: Part V – Using Social Media for Outreach and PR, part ii Excessively Diverting – First it begins with an idea…then all hell breaks loose. Excessively Diverting – Excessively Diverting isContinue reading “Collection: 11/08/2010”

[Contest]: Pick the literacy foundation for donations from Excessively Diverting!

[This entry originated from my crafts blog, Excessively Diverting.] Back story: There is a strange phenomena in my family where the men not only don’t read, it is almost always because they CAN’T read. My brother has pretty severe dyslexia. My father, when he met my mother in the late ’60s, had a fifth gradeContinue reading “[Contest]: Pick the literacy foundation for donations from Excessively Diverting!”

[Excessively Diverting] Excessively Diverting is open!

[This entry originated from my crafts blog, Excessively Diverting. ] My store opened this evening, a day earlier than planned, and I’ve been spending the evening uploading stock to the store. No one ever tells you this stuff takes FOREVER, but it does. I don’t think I’ve moved from my chair in hours.1 I willContinue reading “[Excessively Diverting] Excessively Diverting is open!”