Archive > November 2007

Holiday Gifting Guide Part 1

1) If you live in Charlottesville, I suggest that you attend the Robot Wares & Record Fair at the Satellite Ballroom on Sunday, December 2nd. These girl and boy vendors sell their original crafts and artwork at low prices and all the money earned stays in the local economy. Some of it goes to poor, [...]

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Tumbleweed Farm

A Midwestern woman wanted to teach herself web design so she created a joke website that sold tumbleweeds – The Prairie Tumbleweed Farm. Now she makes $40,000+ a year selling tumbleweeds to organizations like NASA and Hollywood. Wow, judging from her website, it looks like she never got around to learning that web design.

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Charitable Christmas gift

The Environmental Working Group is offering a superior gift bag equipped with a chemical-free water bottle and a cast iron pan for a charitable donation of $135. Get the bags while supplies last. PS Did anyone else hear that Toys “R” Us accidentally printed an ad for Aqua Dots in their annual Christmas newspaper insert?

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Noelle’s Niche

This morning Noelle suggested that I submit my fiction to The Any Dream Will Do Review. To be published by this literary review, you must write from a mentally ill perspective. Its URL is willigocrazy.org. The subject of her email was “It’s not the Paris Review…but it will do.” Perhaps it’s a start.

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New question of the day blog feature

What’s your favorite fish? a) false albacore or b)  menhaden

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I cannot wait for the NPR Fresh Air website to be updated!

They won’t post today’s program until 6 p.m.! It’s so near and yet so far! I feel like I’m waiting to take Terry Gross’s virginity! I am anxiously awaiting the online broadcast of Terry’s interview with Mark Shapiro, a reporter who has written a book called Exposed that investigates the prevalence of toxic chemicals in [...]

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It’s the miracle of life!

Egg to chicken. AKA breakfast to dinner in five seconds. So gross, and yet so amazing. Is that you, God, all covered in mucus and hair?

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They’re only an hour away on 29 South!

The blog marathon will soon be over!

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Inauguration of Noelle’s Niche blog feature

me: i am out of blogging ideas. write me something for the Noelle Niche Noelle: oooh Noelle: k Noelle: so Noelle: hmm Noelle: how much more self-absorbed men are than women Noelle: and what would happen Noelle: if they had to do womenly things Noelle: like if my brother got a period Noelle: he’d probaly [...]

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Harper’s Christmas list

1) a Christmas dog 2) a puzzle 3) a clock 4) a hairbrush

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