Nov-2015

NaBloPoMo Noob

November is “the” month for annual writing projects. NaNoWriMo started in 1999. It took me ten years to discover NaBloPoMo, which started in 2006. I impulsively signed up as soon as I finished reading the background page. Read on to learn why I think it’ll be good for my blogging habit and which tips and tricks I’ve lined up to help me make it through 30 consecutive days of posting.

Camo Cache Bags

This is the first installment in a new series about things we make. I don’t expect to post something every week, which means “Maker Monday” will be somewhat irregular. I do expect the “things” will be quite varied: custom geocache containers, art, sewing projects, electronics projects (we’re just getting started with Arduino and Beagle Bone)…

The Pros and Cons of Daily Challenges

A week ago I read about the WordPress Weekly Writing Challenge: Just Do It! Krista challenged participants to write every day for a week. Since Christmas isn’t already hectic enough (not), I decided to take part. Today is day 7, which brings that particular challenge to an end. If nothing else, participating in the challenge…

Call me crazy…

…but I’ve decided to take on the challenge of posting a new blog entry at least once a week, in response to a challenge put out by the folks that run WordPress. Even though it seems a little bit nuts to add this to the mix of everything else going on right now, I’m hoping…

It’s a new blogging world!

Signed on to spaces.live today only to learn that there’s a mass migration to WordPress underway! It seems that not all spaces.live content automatically migrates, so please bear with us as we learn the ropes of this new site. One thing we’ve already discovered is that people have commented on some of our blog entries…