From The Windsor Knot at Today
Royally Obsessed: Man Gets Will and Kate Tattooed on Teeth
Is there something stuck on your teeth? Oh no, that’s just a tattoo of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
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For those of you who are wondering, £1,000 is $1,657.60 US. . . . . Yea. . . . No doubt Will and Kate are . . . gratified? . . . Umm. I’m guessing that, like me, they are wondering what the hell this guy was thinking.
Writing and Social Media Blogs
What I Learned about Writing from a Crochet Pattern by Carol J. Gavin at Careann’s Musings. I found this gem via Jody Hedlund.
The sharp, witty, wise Chuck Wendig doesn’t pull his punches. I’m a big fan of this guy. 25 Things Every Writer Should Know
“What’s Your Book About?” by Jami Gold, helping us out with the struggle to condense 135,000 words or so into one sentence.
Blogs that Make You Think
I’ve got two for you from renaissance man, Clay Morgan. Didn’t want to have to choose so I’m posting them both. . . .
First, a guest blog Clay did over at Renee A. Schuls-Jacobson’s blog site, Lessons from Teachers and Twits. It’s called Lessons From a Pop Teacher & a Few Zombies, and it’s about one of Clay’s specialties, the innovative use of pop culture in teaching.
Second, Clay takes a thoughtful look at the practice in Africa of using child slaves to produce that unparalleled food of the gods, chocolate, in his essay on Blood Chocolate.
How fun is this? A mini-crossbow that really shoots from Gizmodo.
Amy Shojai’s Monday Mentions: Books, Ear-ie Cats, and Possum Luv. Amy is a certified animal behavior consultant who clearly loves her furry friends and her work. Be sure to check out the tongue-in-cheek (I hope) video on accurately analyzing your opossum’s state of mind, including how to properly feng shue the little marsupial. I’m still laughing.
And these are always fun. Old Ads That Could Not Be Published Today from You Got to Be Kidding’s Blog.
This is an amazing Peacock Dance. I don’t know for sure who this exquisite dancer is. If you know, please post it in comments.
All the best to all of you for a week of wise souvenir purchases.
Piper Bayard–The Pale Writer of the Apocalypse