Book giveaway and other stuff

June 15, 2013

Have you been wanting to read The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption but can’t cough up $85 for it (what the…!?)? I don’t know why someone would charge that when Amazon is selling the hardback for just over $26 and the Kindle edition for just over $16. But this is even better. The winner of […]

Call Me VlogHer: A 3-second thrill

August 29, 2012

It’s ready! The gals at Geek Til You Drop, led by Stacy Jill Calvert, have compiled a BlogHer12 video set to the earworm of the year. Look closely at 0:51 and you might see some bloggers you know (right after that one craft lady…whatshername…Martha, Martha Somebody).

BlogHer12: Bright sites, big city

August 7, 2012

When you are completely spent and sated at the same time and can’t put a coherent thought together, you might as well use bullet points. BlogHer12 was my favorite yet (also in the ring were BlogHer08 and BlogHer10). I focused not on the parties or the swag or the $$ contacts or even the host […]

Navigating BlogHer12 from within

July 24, 2012

At my last two BlogHer conferences, I succumbed to the siren song of swag. The song is so sweetly alluring. But, like a sugary candy bar, it doesn’t actually nourish, nor does it satisfy for long. What was this swag that called to me in dulcet tones? A melange of tunes and harmonies: 10 minutes […]