Monthly Archive: March, 2013

Project 55 update

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Right now, I’m on an island called Hvar off the Dalmatian coast in Croatia.  There’s an Easter parade held on the night of Maundy Thursday, during which the townspeople walk between villages on… Continue reading

Ginger Pop: Eight Shows I Just Can’t Care About

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I love television–if you read this column with any regularity you know this fact. Because of it, many people assume I watch certain shows because they “just seem like Amber shows.” Many of… Continue reading

Wanderlusty

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By Katie Shaw I woke up to a Instagram notification on my phone this morning, and to my surprise, it was from the fabulous Liv White! I’m completely jealous because Liv is vacationing… Continue reading

The Wee Hours

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Am I the only one who feel more productive in the wee hours of the morning? Maybe it’s all the distractions of daily life that are removed in the middle of the night,… Continue reading

Hail Merry

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Friends, Have you experienced Hail Merry snacks?! Pictured above is the amazing Meyer Lemon Miracle Tart I enjoyed with my chai during nap time, yesterday. It was the perfect combination of sweet and… Continue reading

My Septoplasty Survival Kit

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by Carrie Pokrefke I recenly had my deviated septum corrected and as a result, I came up with a “survivial kit” in case anyone has this same surgery and is looking for helpful… Continue reading

Billy Joe Bob the mouse and the technicolor turds or Why my husband is my soulmate

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We have a cat named Oscar. A couple of weeks ago we were greeted by Oscar coming through the doggie door with a mouse in his mouth. I managed to catch the mouse… Continue reading

Public Service Announcement: Dogs

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I thought about continuing my line of discussion about words, myths, and monsters but after the events of a couple of weeks ago, I opted for a public service announcement about dogs.  I’ll… Continue reading

Lanterns

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Hello Barazans!  I wanted to share with you my current favourite song from one of my all time favourite bands, Birds of Tokyo.  This band hails from Perth, Western Australia and have been together… Continue reading

Ginger Pop: Writing Tips from the Con Artist Writer

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For reasons that I’m fuzzy on, I have of late been asked by a number of talented writers for tips on writing better. My first impulse is to say, “Ask someone who knows… Continue reading