I’ve Deleted all my Post Tags

I’m sick of dealing with an endless, bottomless list of tags. Last month I wiped out my categories. I left a sensible, comprehensible list of six categories to act as an index. I kept the tags then. But, today I decided the tags had to go. They were a weight on my shoulders I could … Read more

What NOT to Do

Sometimes people do things they haven’t really thought through. I’m not immune to it. But, we should learn from the mistakes of others, especially the really bad mistakes. Here are two I’ve come across recently: I get a lot of these. The irony being that my contact form states pretty clearly that I don’t want … Read more

Welcome to the Day

I’m going to try writing Morning Pages (again). I haven’t looked up the official rules in awhile. I think it was intended to be written long-hand but I’m ignoring that rule. I’m such a rebel that way. This morning I’m too tired for long-hand. My brother is coming over. So I got up early, even … Read more

Why Are you Still Using Auto Reply Emails?

I just don’t get a personal contact kind of feeling from auto reply email. Yes, it gives me instant (or near instant) feedback, but it is MEANINGLESS! I don’t get an answer to my question. Sometimes I get something based on keywords which usually misses by miles. What I do get is the feeling that … Read more

Most Lakes and Education

This was nice to read about Canada especially.

25 Things You Wouldn’t Believe About These Countries
Depending upon your definition, and whether or not you count Taiwan, there are “approximately” 196 countries in the world as of this writing. So while you may consider yourself to be a knowledgeable global citizen, and we’re sure you are, given the dynamic and complex nature of our planet there are certain to be at least a couple facts on this list that you will find surprising. Here are 25 things that you wouldn’t believe about these countries.

Colouring your Books

From Rookie Magazine: Annie’s Room: I’m obsessed with rainbows, so my books are organized by color. It really brightens up the room! I just have to think for a second about whether the spine is blue or orange when looking for a particular title. This is such a pretty idea. I think it would make … Read more