Image from Octoloan.
Just in case you want financial help from a woman who has fourteen children but spends her money on plastic surgery, Octomom will now arrange a quick cash loan for you.
My sincere thanks to Screenwriter, Prince of Prose, and Bacon Connoisseur Ryne Douglas Pearson for this tip. You can find his best selling books at his web site, Ryne Douglas Pearson.
Blogs and Articles in No Particular Order
Writers in the Storm hosts some outstanding writing bloggers. Among them is Best Selling Author Kristen Lamb who tells us What Star Trek Can Teach Us About Great Writing.
An “underwear” theme has been blazing across the blogosphere lately, probably started by Jenny Henson over at More Cowbell. K.B. Owen joins in by telling us some fascinating facts about corsets in Fashion Friday: Corsets.
Rob Mahan captures the emotions of parenthood. A Day is the Life of Charlie O’Malley
Renee Schuls-Jacobson shows us how to seriously throw a theme party in What it All Looked Like: The Last Bar Mitzvah Post. Probably.
From the Bar Mitzvah of the Year
In all of the Akin kerfuffle, El Phoenix Farris has some level-headed observations. Confusing Science and Politics: What is Legitimate Rape?
Angela Orlowski-Peart shares some great fashion tips that every young woman should practice in order to avoid the ‘high heel hunch’ so common with women in stilettos. One Badass Antagonist Teachers You How to Walk in Stilettos. Be sure to check out the excellent video by Kassandra Brooks and AMIClubwear.
I love travel pictures. Emily Cannell takes us to Ishigaki Island, Okinawa Japan–Add It to Your Bucket List.
I’ll be the first to admit this is incredibly juvenile, but it made me laugh anyway. Reminds me of a dear friend from Mexico who used to mispronounce the word “focus” in the most inappropriate ways.
And now for the all-important political campaign style question of the week . . .
All the best to all of you for a week of avoiding all things “Octo.”
Piper Bayard–The Pale Writer of the Apocalypse