Monthly Archives: January 2010

My very first video project (a music video, no less!)

I don’t exactly have permission for all the stuff I used, so this is a friends-locked post. But I thought some people might like to see my very first video project. It’s not very polished, and I kind of cobbled … Continue reading

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DIY car de-icing and updates

So, how cold was it? When I went to bed at around 2:30 a.m., the thermometer outside my kitchen window read 3 degrees. I don’t know what Pepperell’s “official” low was. But more vividly, it was so cold…that my car … Continue reading

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More fun with shiny new stuff

So…I refuse to have cable. I refuse to use Netflix. I rarely spend money on DVDs. I’m always scrounging for fresh new cycling videos, and that’s how I catch up with stuff because I can’t stand to just sit and … Continue reading

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Enslaved by the shiny new stuff…

(Note: This is NOT a “rabbit hole post,” although…) *sigh* Oh, everything is going quite well. It’s just…change. Even good change. Nasty inconvenient thing, makes you late for dinner. (and workouts. ) Eudora got all wanky, and I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Taking time for shiny new stuff

I’m writing this on my new computer. It’s only taken me four days to stop tip-toeing around it, get it out of the cartons, connect everything and turn it on. I’m worse than the cats with something strange and different, … Continue reading

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Random updates and thoughts

I didn’t spend Wednesday in bed. But I haven’t been reading the Boston Globes, either–just bringing them inside and stuffing them in a pile face-down. I’m going to have to catch up with them pretty soon, but I’m going to … Continue reading

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The past week in review…

My major accomplishment last week was getting The Longer the Fall off to the printer. That’s…kind of a big deal. In fact, it’s such a big deal, it really hasn’t hit me yet. Milestones miss me a lot these days. … Continue reading

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I think I’m just going to avoid the news for a few days…

…until all the tea-bagger Kool-ade drinking misogynist Neanderthals stop gloating. There’s no such thing as local politics anymore. It’s really the height of irony that all these groups who pour money into other states’ ballot issues and elections are the … Continue reading

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Martha Coakley for U.S. Senate! Except on Google ads, where…

I’m building a database of book review blogs (more on which later) and I noticed something..interesting last night. Repeatedly, if I was looking at a book review blog with Google ads in the sidebar, what I saw was an advertizement … Continue reading

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Donating to Haitian relief efforts

So, I made a donation–well, By Light Unseen Media did–to Doctors Without Borders for the Haitian relief effort. I considered carefully before I made this donation. It is a very unpleasant fact that scammers, crooks and con artists swarm like … Continue reading

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