Elections 2012: Together, united

Dear Interent, Last night, TheHusband and I sat glued to the television from 5PM forward to watch and wait for the election results. It was nail biting, in the beginning, as states with earliest closing times (and seemingly, the smaller electoral votes) started pushing numbers towards Romney, while the big states we knew would goContinue reading “Elections 2012: Together, united”

Uppity Women (NaNoWriMo Day #4)

Today’s word count: 507 Total word count: 1368 Dear Internet, Note to self: A dinner of Lucky Charms, chased with a half bottle of Witches’ Brew, is probably not one of my more ingenious ideas. I want to thank everyone for reading, sharing, and commenting on yesterday’s post. We’ve been having some really great conversationsContinue reading “Uppity Women (NaNoWriMo Day #4)”

Why (white) men should not (mostly) write about gender disparity in technology

Dear Internet, In 1994 or ’95, I started getting interested in computing and even more specifically, the INTERNET. This all stemmed from a class I took at the time  (taught by a woman) succinctly titled, “An Introduction to the Internet”; which would be all command line interface until the college installed Netscape .9 in theContinue reading “Why (white) men should not (mostly) write about gender disparity in technology”

Serpent gnawing at the roots of Yggdrasil

Dear Interent, When you are diagnosed with a dairy allergy, your world takes on a whole different shape and color. Milk protein, whey, and their derivatives are in a lot of foods you would not normally assume they would be in, as well as medicines and hygeine products (whey is used in some toothpastes forContinue reading “Serpent gnawing at the roots of Yggdrasil”

NaNoWriMo: Day #1

Dear Internet, Today’s word count: 861 Total word count: 861 One of the projects I worked on over the summer was consolidating my writing into a manageable organization to figure out what needed work, what didn’t and so on. I found all of my Scrivener files floating around various locations, consolidated them into one centralContinue reading “NaNoWriMo: Day #1”

First Maker of Poetry: NaNoWriMo 2012

Dear Internet, As my convalescence was ending in August,  I worked out a plan to jump start my writing as all the voices in my head were beginning to drive me to distraction. It was them or me. But as time marched on, my mobility has improved, and lifetm keeps getting in the way, some ofContinue reading “First Maker of Poetry: NaNoWriMo 2012”