Tag: Tuesday Tangents
Tuesday Tangents: Google + Carmageddon = Comic-Con??
It’s been quite a while since I posted Tuesday Tangents – actually, they’ve been more likely to show up on Wendy’s blog lately than here – but I’ve got a few things I’ve been wanting to talk about that just won’t stand as blog posts on their own, so here we go. Are you trying out Google+ yet? (If you’d like to and need an invite, leave me your e-mail and I can send you […]
Tuesday Tangents, BLOGIVERSARY Edition: Help Me Celebrate!
Tomorrow, March 16, will be the fourth birthday of The 3 R’s Blog! Whether you’ve been reading here for a good chunk of that time – I’m not saying “from the beginning” because NO ONE was reading it then – or you’re relatively new to these parts, I’m glad you’re here and I hope you find it a welcoming and interesting place. As my fifth year of blogging begins, I’d like to enlist y’all in […]
Tuesday Tangents: Christmas Present(s)
Christmas Holiday Edition! Since we’re deep in the midst of the 12 Days of Christmas, it’s not too late for some seasonally-appropriate reading…and besides, things were so busy last week you may have missed these posts anyway. First, an interview with a certain Bethlehem innkeeper (go read the whole thing, but here’s a snippet): So the baby is born, and they place him in the manger. Which, by the way, I told them not to […]
Tuesday Tangents: Early Christmas Gifts!
I set it under the tree for a few days, but in the end, I couldn’t hold off on opening the package I received from my Secret Santa in the Book Bloggers’ Holiday Swap! Santa checked my list and chose one of the books on it to send me, along with a some Christmas-themed decor (if I don’t use the cookie cutter for its intended purpose, it could always be an ornament). Many thanks and […]
Tuesday Tangents – NaBloPoMo no mo’, and questions for you!
For those of you following The Continuing Saga of My Stupid Shoulder (co-starring My Klutzy Feet), I had a follow-up with the orthopedic surgeon the day before Thanksgiving. The shoulder is doing well – the Ultrasling is doing its job, apparently – but he’s sending me for an MRI, which will allow him to see things that don’t show on an X-ray, and he’ll want to see me again once the results come back. I […]
Tuesday Tangents: The Questionable Season
It seems like “the holidays” – or at least the process of getting ready for them – start just after Halloween these days, and that sent me off on a few Tuesday Tangents. When did you start seeing Christmas-merchandise sections in the stores this year (assuming you already have)? On October 29, I noticed that the Christmas section of the new Target in my neighborhood was larger than the area devoted to Halloween…which hadn’t happened […]
Posts and Phones and Politics – Tuesday Tangents
It’s been three years since I last participated in National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo). Originally held in November to coincide with NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), NaBloPoMo is now every month, but November’s the only time I seriously consider joining in. That’s partly because I have a traditionalist streak, but also because November is the only month that doesn’t have a designated blogging theme. I can commit to daily posting for a month, but not […]
Tuesday Tangents: The Complaint Department Edition
I promise this isn’t going to be a major whine-and-cheese party. There are just a few things making me grumbly lately, so I thought I’d inflict them on share them with y’all. Twitter is blocked at work. Well, twitter.com has been blocked for awhile, actually (as has Facebook), but I’ve been able to keep up with the conversation via Twittergadget through Gmail. No more – the firewall discovered TGadget last Tuesday and kicked it outside. […]
Tuesday Tangents Watches TV
TV doesn’t seem to have “seasons” any more. I grew up with the arrival of fall meaning the start of both the school year and the new TV shows. Shows that didn’t last the full season were replaced in late winter, and summer was “rerun season,” which was basically a good excuse to leave the TV off and get out of the house to enjoy the long evenings (or stay in and catch up on […]
Flea Market Finds – Tuesday Tangents (on Thursday)
It’s been almost four years since Tall Paul and I visited the monthly Rose Bowl Flea Market in Pasadena, but since we didn’t have the kids this past weekend, we decided we’d go if I wasn’t too beat after the Readathon on Saturday. I wasn’t, so we hopped into the car on Sunday morning. We’re definitely not hard-core about these things – by conventional wisdom, our arrival at nearly 10 AM could have very well […]
Tuesday Tangents: “Working for the Weekend(s)” edition
I considered taking today off, actually. I haven’t had much time to write during the past few days – we were out of town for Easter weekend, and things have just been busy. Still, “Tangents” exist for those random things that don’t justify writing a full post of their own, especially on Tuesdays – but just so you know, I may be skipping some days posting here and there during the next few weeks, because […]