Next they’ll be coming out with “Betty White’s Muffin.”
Holmes: “Now, that’s in poor taste.”
Three Posts Regarding Yours Truly
The Power of a Swift Kick. Guest post at Renee Jacobson’s blog about the teacher who kept me from being the queen of a double-wide with five kids and four baby daddies.
A tribute to my first crush. An amazing young man who took me from crayons to perfume. The world is darker for losing you, Gregg. At Gregg’s Piano. Guest post at David Walker’s Thoughts & Ideas.
Kristen Lamb explains how Social Butterflies Trump Worker Bees on Social Media – Meet the Connector. My special thanks to Kristen for this blog. After reading it, a couple of my tweeps dubbed me with the moniker “The Connector” and promoted a hashtag for me. Now, I post all my follow recommendations to #theconnecter hashtag. For those of you on Twitter, you can’t lose with those tweeps. Check it out. Note it’s spelled with an “e” rather than an “o” though. The “o” was taken.
Blogs and Articles in No Particular Order
Catie Rhodes asks What is Beauty?
Speaking of which, Nancy Upton entered American Apparel’s “Plus Size Model” contest as a joke and won. Check out her story at My Big, Fat Photo Spoof.
Nancy Upton, photo by Shannon Skloss
Every wonder who’s seeing your tweets? Greg Pincus explains it in Who Can See My Tweets? – A Case for Wikipedia Brown.
Have you got Klout? Raising Klout Score 4 Points in One Day from Lonny Dunn at ProNetworkBuild tells us how it matters, and how to get it.
Brilliant read from Ellie Ann. Interview with Joe M. Monks: First Blind Director. Seriously. A successful blind director. This guys proves the power of focusing on what you can do.
Jenny Hansen’s Coffee-Snorting Video Clip of the Week . . . Christian Panties. This one had me ROFL.
This one is in honor of my tweep, Ryne Douglas Pearson. Ryne is an awesome screenwriter and novelist, and you can find his books and blog at Ryne Douglas Pearson. He’s also a true bacon aficionado. He teaches me about bacon and about spelling the word, “aficionado.” Top Ten Bacon Scenes on the Big and Little Screens by Chuck Cotton.
This is a riot. What to get your favorite lady for Christmas. Dear Santa. . . I’d Like the NEW Hitch Stripper Pole by Natalie Hartford.
image from shop.tailgatingideas.com
Sorry. I’m going to totally make you cringe with this one, but I couldn’t pass it up. A gentleman in China went to a fashionable spa and came out with a little more than he paid for. Eel Removed from Man’s Bladder. Not for the faint of heart!
I’ve seen a lot of hate in the media this week. Enough to wear me down a bit. This story, though, gave me hope. You should know that the gentleman these brave folks saved suffered several broken bones, but he is alive as of the time I write this. Click here for the print article.
All the best to all of you for giving the help you need.
Piper Bayard–The Pale Writer of the Apocalypse