Plus side to not writing for a while, I have more links to bore you all with! Well, probably not, been lax on reading as well as writing. Yay for a post anyways!
Post on OCD and writing — Ran into this blog post randomly one day, I am surprised I did not write similar yet. It is very difficult to work on things when you need them a certain way to work. I feel her pain about the same color ink, rewriting things that are messy or don’t match. Sometimes it feels like an avoidance time waster, other times I really can’t go on if things are not how they “should be”. I agree that writing without an outline is sometimes cathartic, helping me unwind. But I have thought for a while that outlining may help me write way better, giving me structure to build my emotional release around. Regardless, well written post.
Crows play on car — This made me smile when I found it. Nice little moment of peace, and snow.
The Slang Dictionary from 1874 — A look into how a words meaning changes throughout history. Also, a great reason to digitize older books making them available for all generations to read.
Depression Quest — It’s an interactive text based game (lots of reading and multiple choice) that is altogether too familiar for me and I am sure tons of other people. It’s an interesting way to bring awareness though. Warning, is very depressing.
In Which I Deny My Son An Xbox — An author talks about the ideals of Consumption vs Creation, in a nutshell. Having grown up with games, but still enjoyed creating things, I run into this problem a lot with 3 (step)kids. While I do not mind that they play games and expose themselves to things, I do wish I could explain to them how important creating things in the real world is. But they’re too busy playing the computer.
Adorable frog — To end the day: Squeee!! So cute and adorable!
Okay, still sick. Been sick and busy so don’t even have many links (searches desperately for one). Its hard to have a link day when you’re an internet hermit. I also missed posting last night like I normally do. Shame on me. But! I am doing it now, so bonus points.
Animal Superpowers — Immortality, fireballs and supersonic punches are just some of the superpowers these 10 awesome animals possess.
Obligatory Valentines Mush — Warning, adorableness contained within
Okay, I am failing hardcore. I tried, I am hermitty and have no further links for day. Enjoy the day.
So I made the mistake of doubling my cardio workout on a day that I only got 2 hours sleep. My brain is mush. Luckily for me, it is linky day! And apparently ! day!
Locus 2013 — Recommended reading list for the year, yay books!
Verified Facts — Random conspiracy generator, refresh for more. Complete with illogical arguments that have nothing to do with the topic!
Libraries are Forever — How books are not going away, even among e-reader owners. Lots of numbers with nifty graphs. Did I mention brain dead tonight? Words escape me!
Pretty Moldy Bread — Pretty moldy bread and pretty, moldy bread. Grammar makes a difference, but both are accurate!
Spider-man vs Science — That white, sticky stuff Peter Parker is shooting out of his wrist? Um. Yeah. What spider-man’s power really is!
Mosquito genocide — Bug killing tool used by scientists!
Link soup! I like soup. Damn I wish I had some soup.
For my first week of link regurgitation, — and don’t worry it will be weekly, who has the time to sift through a million websites a day — there isn’t much. I was very active on the internet and on budding social media back in the dark ages of the mid 90’s. I remember when Trillian came out, then fairly recently my friends are all telling me to try it. In other news, I am apparently old. But I got bored of the internet quickly and have missed much of the last 15 or so years of this cultural phenomenon. I still carry a lot of… disdain maybe?… for many internet trends (cats, really?), so I assure you that what I find is genuinely awesome to me in some way, and while it may be old news its quite fresh and newly found in my world.
So, without further adieu: link regurgitation for the week. Okay, maybe regurgitation isn’t the most appealing of words, but it’s so fitting!