Blogging Lifecycles

I’ve been thinking about the lifecycle of blogging. This is prompted by my move from Bloglines to Google Reader, which (among other salutary benefits) has allowed me to add new blogs again after having repeatedly cut my blog subscriptions in…

West LA Vegetarian Restaurants Quick Reviews: Veggie Grill, Real Food Daily, A Votre Sante, Interim Cafe, Rahel

Lisa and I took a 48 hour veggie-tourist getaway to Los Angeles last weekend. Our principal agenda was to visit some old vegetarian favorites and explore some new ones. A quick recap of the tour: Veggie Grill, El Segundo. Website….

Twitter Following Policy

I’ve been using Twitter more and more. It’s another reason why blogging at this blog has sagged in the past year. Some of the ideas I might have posted here are instead ending up at Twitter, which is quicker and…

Jacob’s Sixth Birthday Party Pictures

Lisa has posted some photos from Jacob’s 6th birthday party to Flickr, including photos of the carousel cake, face painting and various games organized by Grandpa Howard. Who can resist Dina with a rainbow on her face? Category: Product #:…

Betty James, RIP

Betty James, wife of the Slinky inventor and president of the Slinky company for four decades, died last week. I didn’t get a chance to meet her (although I do have a slinky with her autograph, given to me by…

Flexibility of JD Overstated

Leigh Jones from the National Law Journal writes: Law schools and placement professionals frequently tout the versatility of a law degree as a path to alternative careers. But even in good economic times, the advantage of a juris doctor degree…

Lisa’s Thanksgiving Spinning Mix

With suggestions in response to my call for help on Twitter/Facebook and some expert input from an unnamed but very knowledgeable and loving supporter, Lisa put together a spinning mix for Thanksgiving. The mix: 1 – Linus & Lucy, Vince…

The Loving Hut, Palo Alto–Forgettable Vegan Fast Food

The Loving Hut, 165 University Ave., Palo Alto, CA 95035. The BAVeg review page. The Yelp page. The Loving Hut is the oddly-named new vegetarian chain of restaurants with locations in Milpitas, San Francisco and Palo Alto. (The name practically…

Bye-Bye Bloglines, Hello Google Reader

I’ve used Bloglines as my RSS reader for almost 4 years. Bloglines has become an essential part of my daily routine. In general, whenever I log into the computer at work, I keep three windows open all the time–my school…

BlogInsure: New Insurance for Bloggers

Bloggers have a new insurance option. The CMLP writeup. This is a huge step in the right direction, and kudos to all involved for spearheading the effort. Even so, I’m hoping that some marketplace competition will help drive down the…