This post is off of a twitter exchange I had with greenlagirl (who runs that awesome greenlagirl website). While it's inefficient (among other things) that iTunes currently doesn't have streaming of its online content, a little research told me that it might not be this way for long. Engadget.com, off a CNET posting, noted in February 2009 that this might be the wave of the iTunes future. It makes sense after all that iTunes would adopt streaming (evenutally), what with netflix streaming Read more [...]
If you followed my twitter the other day, you would know that I had back-to-back (practically!) rejection letters from two publications (technically it was three rejections - two poems, 1 prose piece). For the most part, they were good rejection letters (yes, there is such a thing as a good rejection). But having received a double dose of it today in the great game of "getting published", I thought I'd take a moment to talk about the art of rejection.
If the bitterness of rejection is Read more [...]
One of my random hobbies is designing my own gifts for holiday presents/favors. For some reason I've latched onto the plastic small tumbler type cups they sell at the grocery store. Since all my crafts involve being candy containers, it's ideal that it be a cup. In previous years I've made one designed to look like a bunny's face and a ghost within a cup for Halloween. Let me know if there's an interest for instructions on my previous projects, this post will just be how to make the chick Read more [...]
I had an impromptu interview this week with Ryan Vaillancourt of Downtown News about Twitter. His article "All the News That's Fit to Tweet" is now up, and a couple of my points about twitter were mentioned. Great article for those who want to learn more about twitter or wondering if they should sign up.
Downtown News Article - All the News that's Fit to Tweet
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I kind of hesitated writing "efficient" and "facebook" next to each other, but there are a few changes to facebook I have liked (and I'm kind tired of being a 'negative nancy' - where does that phrase come from? all the nancy's i know aren't negative - 'cause I'm generally pretty chipper). The thing that striked me recently that I liked was when I created an event listing.
When I finished creating an event. The process of creating the event itself is quite annoying. As I do Read more [...]