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Clueless in WalMart

I learned about Google Alerts from one of my critique group partners, Linda K. Stanek. What a cool service! You give Google keywords, and they will send emails listing where on the web those keywords are being used. I set up a Google Alert for Clueless in Alaska, not knowing what to expect, but not expecting much. I’ve gotten some interesting results.

Iditarod 2007

It’s Iditarod time!  The ceremonial start was yesterday in Anchorage, the re-start (real start) today in Willow.  The web site is great, frequently updated and full of interesting tidbits. Hmmm…I think there […]

Spiderwick Progress

Twelve days left. Scary! Exciting! The pressure is mounting. I’m plugging away at the manuscripts, of course, and I think I’m in fine shape regarding the deadline, but you just never know. I’m not certain how it’s all going to come together. I’m still just brainstorming, creating, brainstorming, creating. I’m sure I have some sense of what will go where, but no clear picture. And it’s something I’ll just keep working on until time runs out. That’s what a deadline is for: it tells you when to quit.

Online Book Club?

Sunrise – 8:25 a.m. Sunset – 5:40 p.m. Of course it’s light long before and after those times; that’s when the brilliant orb peeks above the mountains to the south and disappears […]

Read Across America Day

March 2nd is the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day. As if that’s not reason enough to celebrate, 2007 marks the 10th anniversary of NEA’s RAA program and the 50th anniversary […]

DayZ Dozen Blog Hop

Lazy Girl, Joan Hawley, has announced a Blog Hop featuring 12 projects from 12 quilt designers, using fabrics from the new DayZ Deux collection from LakeHouse Dry Goods. What’s this? You say […]