Little Bit Nerdy Much?

You know how technology is supposed to help your life and make things easier? But sometimes it just seems to do the opposite? Way back in my college days we had to take a computer course which covered productivity software like Wordstar and Lotus 1-2-3. It’s so crazy to think that I now use Microsoft… Continue reading Little Bit Nerdy Much?

Help Choose a Chimp

Niteblade is adopting a chimp. Please help choose one to adopt. 🙂 Feel free to let everyone you know help pick!

Goodreads and LibraryThing

I’m pondering actually getting a Goodreads account. I’ve had a lifetime account with LibraryThing for years. Many of my book blogging friends are on LibraryThing but more of my social friends are on Goodreads. Does anyone have a preference between them? Or use both?

Under Appreciated Authors

Last weekend, Ayelet Waldman started a Twitter conversation about under appreciated authors. She listed three authors: Kelly Link Shirley Jackson Edward St. Aubyn Kelly Link is one of my favorites and I was hoping to meet her at the 2010 World Fantasy Convention. It’s not often my reading material crosses with those of other people… Continue reading Under Appreciated Authors

Striking a Pose

Yesterday Jim C. Hines tweeted about his newest blog post but I didn’t get to see it until later in the evening. It points out the silliness of some of the covers of fantasy books. Jim really put himself out there. This gave me a giggle and I hope it makes you giggle too. Without further ado,… Continue reading Striking a Pose

What Have I Been Up To?

Let’s see… first I went to this place for a week: We stayed at the same beach house we’ve been going to for years. This year the internet connection was nonexistent. Even being plugged directly into the router didn’t work. I wrestled with it off and on the entire week with only my cell phone… Continue reading What Have I Been Up To?

The Gym

On Sunday I went to gym for the first time in *mumble mumble* years.  I took a tour before getting the membership so I could check out the equipment and get a feel for the members.  But while riding the exercise bike I couldn’t help but stare at some of the people around me. They… Continue reading The Gym

Guest Post by Dora Calott Wang, M.D.

I’m reading Dr. Calott Wang’s book right now and this guest post is a good introduction to what her book is about. ~Amber Is Wall Street Making Life or Death Decisions? By Dora Calott Wang, M.D., Author of The Kitchen Shrink: A Psychiatrist’s Reflections on Healing  in a Changing World Is your health insurance company… Continue reading Guest Post by Dora Calott Wang, M.D.