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Blogging for Beginners: August 18-25th

August 7, 2007


Just a quick note to let everyone know that raincoaster media (ie me!) will be giving the popular course Bloggging for Beginners again. This will be split into two half-day sessions, a week apart, to give students time to work with their blogs and develop specific questions and fluency. Let’s face it: we were all […]

what’s your AQ?

August 3, 2007


Here’s another interesting online quiz, this one a little more detailed than most, which examines your tendency towards or away from Asperger’s syndrome. As always, a self-administered internet quiz is no substitute for examination by a competent professional, so think of this as a primitive tool applied to a complex problem instead of taking it […]

Blogging for Beginners Class Saturday, July 28th

July 24, 2007


What: Blogging for Beginners: from Zero to Technorati in 7 hours When: 9:30am-4:30 pm, Saturday, July 28th, 2007 Where: Tradeworks Training Society, 2nd floor, 87 East Pender Street at Columbia, Vancouver Why: Get your blog up and running in one day: strictly limited to no more than 8 students, this course covers blog basics like: […]

social bookmarking links

July 15, 2007


Are you a closet blog pimp? I’m not: I’m not the least bit closety about it. If you’d like to get some deservedly increased exposure for your own blog, read on. First of all, check out that word, “deservedly.” What that means is, you should only use these techniques to promote blog posts that are […]

m.f.k. fisher on practicality

June 22, 2007


There are times when helpful hints about turning off the gas when not in use are foolish, because the gas has been turned off permanently, or until you can pay the bill. And you don’t care about knowing the trick of keeping bread fresh by putting a cut apple in the box because you don’t […]

quitting smoking: free poster

June 12, 2007


You can’t beat free when it comes to pricing out your resource options. Here (for the next 30 days) is a graphic representation of what happens to your body if you quit smoking right now, as a print-quality PDF file you can have Kinko’s or whoever print up and even laminate if you want. If, […]

keep your coins, i want change

June 8, 2007


This is the best thing on Photobucket. No idea who the artist is, but it looks too direct to be Banksy. :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::

we’ve got mail!

June 6, 2007


Remember sulz‘s postcard project from last month? Well, we registered right away and it’s arrived and we finally got a scan for your delectification. Yay, we’ve got a penpal in Malaysia! Unfortunately, half the text is in Malay and my Malay is just the teensiest bit rusty. Can anyone help a sister out? The text […]

i’ze in ur gym

May 29, 2007


fitness wikipage :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::

come on, get happy!

May 28, 2007


Oh, don’t try to pretend you don’t secretly love this song! Spring is turning into Summer and it is officially the proper time of year for dumb, upbeat tunes. This is among the best. Click to play and bliss out for a groovy and totally happenin’ mental vacation of just over 60 seconds. Ladies and gentlemen, […]

interview: the happiness myth

May 28, 2007


This is a very enlightening interview with Dr. Jennifer Michael Hecht, author of The Happiness Myth: Why What We Think Is Right Is Wrong, from Psychjourney Podcasts (and welcome to the blogroll; it’s a very helpful site, especially for those who like to listen rather than read). There are a lot of good points in […]