Category Archives: Weblogs

New year, new things, 701

Happy 2009, people! New things are afoot, including, quite possibly, a cooking/huswifery blog. If you would like to be involved as a co-/guest author or have a site you'd like me to add to that blogroll, please LMK soonest. OK, … Continue reading

Posted in Things That Happened, Weblogs | 4 Comments

Bake, braise, roast

A few months ago, I decided that I need to develop my skills (a la Napoleon Dynamite). And one skill I decided to focus on was baking: specifically, I wanted to begin baking all the bread that our family ate … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Food and Drink, Weblogs | 5 Comments

For those about to shop…

I don't do Black Friday… never have, never will. Being that close to that many other people just weirds me out too much. Humanity blah! Get away from me with your overstuffed shopping cart! But if you're in the market … Continue reading

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That’s a lotta comments

So I noticed about a week ago that we were nearing 3000 total comments… not too bad for a blog with a readership just slightly above that of the fine print at the end of cell phone contracts. And I … Continue reading

Posted in art, sorta, Weblogs | 11 Comments

This blog goes to 500

Where was I? I was reflecting. Reflecting, dammit. Anyway: part of the reason for reflecting, rather than blogging, is that this is the Pic-Dem‘s 500th post. Five hundred. Um, twenty-five score, right? Five hundred posts, 2204 comments (thx gyz), ample … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Things That Happened, Weblogs | 6 Comments

Housekeeping

I accidentally finished doing all the stuff I needed to get done this week for work (I think… please, nobody tell me otherwise) so I spent half an hour or so screwing around with the Pic-Dem’s design this morning. New … Continue reading

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Encouragement for the unaccomplished, or at least a heavy dose of slacker guilt

Via COD, this article and video about Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, delivering his last lecture. A 43-year-old father of three, he has advanced pancreatic cancer and has been given only a few weeks or months … Continue reading

Posted in Weblogs | 4 Comments