Making little things – like pop tabs – count

I love weird/different/offbeat ways to help out. And that’s reflected in several of my lenses over at Squidoo. Enter the latest in that line of lenses – collecting and donating pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House. Idea was generated during a recent trip to visit a friend and she…

Parking lot etiquette

Nothing like shopping during a busy holiday weekend to get me started on a rant. Seriously. One of my biggest, grandest, hugest pet peeves is about the way people drive in a parking lot. Way as in direction, that is. (Crazy parking lot drivers are another issue.) Why is it…

Made the Giant Squid 100 Club!

Well, my latest milestone has been hit and passed. There was a competition on for members of the Giant Squid 100 club. Entry fee is 100 quality lenses, which I passed around the middle of June. I have 108 including my group right now with 11 in the wings waiting…

Muddle Earth

Facts:Date finished: 6-29-08Author: Paul Stewart & Chris RiddellCategory: Fantasy, Children’sPublished: 2003Pages: 450Rating: 4/5 Basic Plot:Joe Jefferson is just trying to escape the chaos of his house when he takes his dog, Henry, out for a walk. But a muttered spell by the greatest (and only) wizard in Muddle Earth takes…