What would make me buy a Kindle (or any e-book reader)

People are always surprised when they discover I don’t own a Kindle. After all, I’m uber book woman, so surely it would be more convenient for me to port them that way. (I’d need a new purse since I’d carry it with me every where!) Case in point – I…

Demanding back what was ours to start with

Have you seen this Census commercial? Can you spot the problem here? Outside of spending a ton of money (high admin costs anyone?), I’m irked by the message in this and other Census marketing materials. “We want our cut” might be effective, but it plays on the (willful?) ignorance of…

Pledge of No

Love this idea. Wish I was seeing more about it than just this post. And I can’t tell if it’s really a Tea Party concept or if this guy came up with it on his own since this is the earliest reference to it I can find. But I like…

What I should be working on …

Our next concert is Saturday. (I sing with The Women’s Chorus of Dallas.) We’ve got Lesley Gore in (of It’s My Party fame) and are rocking the 60’s music. I’ll be doing the lead on “Pony Time” during the second half in a medley of fad dance songs and am…

Bookpile: February 2010

The Late Lamented Molly Marx – Molly Marx is dead. She seems to not even remember how it happened. But there she is. And now here she is – watching as the world goes on without her – her daughter, her husband, her best friend, the detective trying to figure…