PSA: Read this before you rant about Facebook’s Privacy Settings again…

HEY EVERYBODY ON FACEBOOK, STOP AND READ THIS – YOU TOO, MR. JUST SCROLLIN BY! All right, strap in boys and girls. Pause a moment and listen up, because sharing news links seems to have no effect, no matter how many time I’ve see this flit through my news feed lately. I wrote this on Facebook recently but it bears repeating: POSTING A COPYRIGHT NOTICE DOES … Continue reading PSA: Read this before you rant about Facebook’s Privacy Settings again…

weekly geekly links: 1.23.15

Behold: three geeky links for your weekend: CBS is working on a Supergirl tv series and they’ve cast the lead role.  The idea of an actress from Glee starring in a super hero show honestly doesn’t thrill me but I’ll try to keep an open mind. Though super hero tv shows are popular, they usually don’t hold my interest long anyway. Am I alone in this? Geek … Continue reading weekly geekly links: 1.23.15

The 10 Best Android Apps On Our Phones.

We’re linking up with Mama Kat’s Pretty Much World Famous Writer’s Workshop answering the prompt: 3. List your top 10 favorite apps currently. We’re splitting it up and sharing Jen’s 5 favorites and Kim’s 5 favorites (ignoring the obvious apps that everyone has on their phone like gmail, google maps, instagram, Angry Birds, etc). I was a slow convert to the world of smart phones so … Continue reading The 10 Best Android Apps On Our Phones.

Book Review: The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

FEELS: liked, moody but modern, shippable My book club is discussing The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe this month. It’s been on my To Read list for several years so I was glad to have an excuse to get a copy. As a descendant of Ann Putnam, I’m a sucker for books about the Salem Witch Trials – I devoured books like Tituba … Continue reading Book Review: The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

Our Weekend With Tacky the Penguin

Last weekend Tacky the Penguin, the Kindergarten Class Penguin, came to spend the long weekend with us; a real treat as the other kids in her class only got to spend one night with Tacky, she got four! Her teacher asked me to take pictures and if you know me, you know that was a dangerous thing to ask of me. I took at least a … Continue reading Our Weekend With Tacky the Penguin