11 For 11

During last year’s BlogFestivus, one of the best bloggers I found was RewindRevise, who lives and writes in New York City. Lindsey’s thoughtful and funny, about to get married, and as I can see it, her largest defect as a person is her continuing support for the New York Football Giants. No one’s perfect. This…

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BBAW Interview Meme

Kelly and Tom both did this good set of interview questions from BBAW (Book Bloggers Appreciation Week) and I figured I hadn’t done a meme in a while. This one offers a little view into how reading gets done around The Aerie. Do you snack while you read? If so, favorite reading snack? Rarely. I…

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Never Break The Chain

As a scientist, I’m not predisposed to giving into superstition.*  And when you come visit our laboratory, I would invite you to ignore the Money Cat and the stolen Manger Hay. Earlier, Lenore Diane tagged me in a chain letter post in which I am supposed to answer a couple of questions. Now, not wanting…

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Interview Me(me)!

There’s a fun meme that has gone around for the past couple days about asking folks interview questions. I first heard about it from Steph. Here’s a quick run down on how to play and her original post here: If you’re interested in getting interviewed by me, leave me a comment saying, “Interview Me.” Please…

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Blogshorts, Day 01

How Long Are Those Blogshorts? “Thirty days,” she said. “I suppose…” he replied. He knew that Post-a-day had fizzled and the Month of Books Meme had stalled badly around Day 17. “Ahhhh…what the hell…” ******* Blogdramedy has challenged those of us that think about short fiction to think about really short fiction during June.  Blogshorts:…

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30 DoB Day 1: Best Book Last Year

When I first read this question on the 30 Days of Books list, I thought “Hrrrmmm… didn’t I already post this in some ‘2010 Favorites’ post?”  And the surprising answer is that I didn’t.  Well then here we go. Day 01 – Best book you read last year 2010 was a good year reading-wise for…

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Month of Book Meme Goodness

I’ve been feeling in a little bit of a blogging slump recently and there might not be anything to break me out of it than: a) a good meme or b) writing about books. Well, Ross came to the rescue last week with a great combo of the two: 30 Days of Books, in which…

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