Gmail user? The new "murder," er, "mute" function will have you crying tears of joy

Lots of folks have noticed that five very cool new features debuted today in Gmail:1) Enhanced UI, with Reply and other handy features placed at the top of conversations.2) Notification when new messages have been made in the conversation since you started drafting your reply.3) Forward an entire conversation (all messages).4) Send chat messages to… Continue reading Gmail user? The new "murder," er, "mute" function will have you crying tears of joy

Brief rant: to-do lists online

I’ll keep this (relatively) short and sweet: I already use a fine to-do list software application (MyLifeOrganized), but since I’m aiming to move most of my life online, I thought I’d check out various online to-do apps.  I’ve been *shocked* at how every single app I’ve looked at falls into one of two categories: 1)… Continue reading Brief rant: to-do lists online

[Humor] Once again, attending a camp for swingers

Tomorrow night I’m heading off on a plane to once again attend a camp for swingers.  As you can imagine, posting on my blog and sorting through my t-shirt drawers will be far from my mind. 😉 Take THAT, Lisa Barrone 😛 Anyway… if you’re interested in all the details (including lots of photos!), visit… Continue reading [Humor] Once again, attending a camp for swingers

Don’t Download This Song! (listen to another gem by Weird Al Yankovic)

Unless you’re a fan of the RIAA or a bitter, clueless artist… I urge you to run, er, click, not walk to go hear Weird Al’s new ditty: “Don’t Download This Song.” [warning: music autoplays]. I’m looking forward to the music video promised for this evening, but in the meantime, you can hear the song… Continue reading Don’t Download This Song! (listen to another gem by Weird Al Yankovic)

T-shirt stats

So, what do you do when you’re home alone on a Saturday night, you don’t feel like going out, and you also aren’t in the mood to be very productive? No, not THAT ;-). Why, you optimize your t-shirt drawers, of course.  Exactly!  And so far, I’ve determined that I have: 13 Google t-shirts (fewer… Continue reading T-shirt stats

Selfishly raising money for cancer, one photo annotation at a time

I have an envelope on my desk from the American Cancer Society.  A very, very worthy organization, and one that I do indeed plan to support financially.  But—being the strange bird that I am—I’d like to do so creatively, selfishly, and, well, with your help 😀 No, I’m not going to ask you to send… Continue reading Selfishly raising money for cancer, one photo annotation at a time

10 Steps Towards InfoSanity

I was suitably inspired by this commentary on “keeping up.” And so I’ll ask you what I asked myself over the last few weeks:How many undealt-with messages do you have in your inbox?How many paper magazines or newspapers do you get regularly?How many RSS feeds do you subscribe to?How many “must see” pages do you… Continue reading 10 Steps Towards InfoSanity

Thinking about going to law or business school? Here are some pointers.

Are you thinking about going to law school or business school?  Or perhaps—like crazy yours truly—both at the same time?  This blog entry covers the following: – Is law school right for me?– Is business school right for me?– How do I narrow down which school to apply to or attend?– Okay, I picked a… Continue reading Thinking about going to law or business school? Here are some pointers.