I’ve discovered that my web host offers new pricing structures, with newer version of some of their services, and I’m about to switch.
One of the knitting blogs I follow: DancesWithWool: Farewell to the King. Mind you, she did this in about three months.
If wikipedia can be believed, it’s true: International Dadaism Month — Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
But this one’s a bit more, well, out of the mainstream, shall we say? But just as fascinating. Street Anatomy Â· Wearing your anatomy on your skin: the anatomy tattoo gallery (via Andrew Sullivan)
In “today’s” entry in the online Pepys’ Diary:
Up, and after my wife had dressed herself very fine in her new laced gown, and very handsome indeed, W. Howe also coming to see us, I carried her by coach to my uncle Wightâ€™s and set her down there, and W. Howe and I to the Coffee‐house, where we sat talking about getting of him some place under my Lord of advantage if he should go to sea, and I would be glad to get him secretary and to out Creed if I can, for he is a crafty and false rogue. Thence a little to the â€˜Change, and thence took him to my uncle Wightâ€™s, where dined my father, poor melancholy man, that used to be as full of life as anybody, and also my auntâ€™s brother, Mr. Sutton, a merchant in Flanders, a very sober, fine man, and Mr. Cole and his lady; but, Lord! how I used to adore that manâ€™s talke, and now methinks he is but an ordinary man, his son a pretty boy indeed, but his nose unhappily awry.
From the online version of Samuel Pepys’ Diary:
I lay close to my wife, being full of disorder and grief for my brother that I could not sleep nor wake with satisfaction, at last I slept till 5 or 6 oâ€™clock.
I discovered a game/virtual reality/creative hotbed called Second Life, and I’ve been spending a lot of time checking it out.
“1000 words of advice for design teachers” has great advice not only for design teachers, but for anyone teaching.