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Check out the news story!!

Me being famous link is here.

Original post is here.

And referenced picture is here.

Stewie sent me these questions back in April. I hope I got them right!

When, how and why did you get involved with worm bins?
I have always thought about composting, but was never really exposed to it. Now that we own our own house, I thought it was time we started getting involved. I saw an ad in the paper for a workshop about composting offered by the City of Raleigh. I sat through 45 minutes of learning about the math and science that is involved with composting, thinking “This isn’t for me!” until Bianca touched on vermicomposting in the last 10 minutes of her talk. I was hooked. Ever since then, I’ve been encouraging others to get involved and helping people like you and Sean get your own bins started.

How did you fall in love with David Bowie?
I’ve been obsessed with David Bowie since at least 12, but I don’t remember how it all started. I know it was it was pre-Labyrinth. I really have no idea what started it. I’m not sure what the attraction was. Except that he’s GORGEOUS and HOT and I LOVE HIM!!

When you were little, what was your favorite pastime and why?
I don’t remember much about my childhood but I did love exploring the woods outside my home in Independence, Virginia. It was so full of wonder and imagination. The other really cool thing was getting up on Christmas mornings. I’m not sure what my dad did to make it all seem so magical, but boy, it was. It seemed that everything was coated with fairy dust or something. I only hope I can capture some of that for the little person we’re growing right now!

How did you meet your husband?
Dave and I met through a mutual friend when I was dating the evil ex-boyfriend. I didn’t give him a second thought because I was with somebody, but once I moved out on my own, I had a housewarming party and he showed up with my friend. That’s when I noticed how cute he was. The cute part to this story is that my mutual friend, Stephanie, met her husband through me! He was my boss at the time. Yay!

Is there anything that people assume about you that’s totally wrong?
I drive a Subaru Forester and I tend to say things like “You shouldn’t litter” and “Don’t let the water run when you’re brushing your teeth.” So my car and my “green streak” has lots of people thinking I’m either a lesbian or a vegetarian or both. I am not either.


Thanks Stew! It was fun even though I was half a year late.

So if you want to play along and now be interviewed by me, please leave me a comment or send an email saying: “Interview me.”
* I will respond by asking you five questions. I get to pick the questions.
* You will update your weblog with the answers to the questions.
* You will include this explanation and an offer to interview someone else in the same post.
* Then others comment asking to be interviewed, you will ask them five questions and so on.

According to the countdown ticker I created on my Pregnancy Blog, we have less than 100 days to go!!
AAaaiieieiiaiai!!

It’s a boy!

Did you hear? We’re having a boy!

Read more about it at my pregnancy journal.

Ha!!

I did it! Go to www.iheartdavids.com. First props go to my favorite Dave. Then there’s my second favorite David.

Read this post to understand why I did it.

Two New Pages

Greetings Friends & Readers & Lurkers,

I wanted to note two pages I’ve added recently to my bloggy.

First, there is the Subscriptions page. If you want an easy way to know when the blog has been updated, you can simply subscribe to the blog. A notice including a snippet of content is emailed directly to you (though, for some reason, pictures are not included). Nice and convenient, especially since I fixed the outbound mailer. Hooray for my techno-skillz.

Second, I’ve added a page for my Pregnancy Ticker. This will give you a visual representation of the countdown, and also links to my Pregnancy Blog on Vox. Most of my pregnancy commentary and content is going to be on that blog. Tomorrow makes 18 weeks, which is 4 1/2 months! Wow!

I hope you enjoy these two new features. If you have any problems with the Subscriptions feature, let me know.

JeniQ

Here’s my tip for the Geeks Are Sexy “How to” Contest.

This tip is for iPod Shuffle users. The problem with the Shuffle is that there is no way to control your music while you are listening to it. The Shuffle has two settings – either shuffle and straight-through. Typically, most people listen to it on shuffle setting. However, if you use a little smarts when importing your music into your Shuffle, you can use the straight-through setting to your advantage.

I have all of my music ripped to FLAC, so it’s not compatible with iTunes. That means I have to convert my music from FLAC to MP3 in order to import it into iTunes. I use this to my advantage.

When I convert the music, I make sure that the file naming convention is Artist Name first, then Song Name second. Then I import the music into iTunes and onto my iPod.

Now, when I am listening to music on my Shuffle, if I decide I want to hear more of a particular artist (say, for instance, David Bowie), I can just set the iPod to the straight-through setting. Because the files all start with the same name, I can hear all of the songs of a particular artist at one time, even though I’m listening to my “You ain’t got no control” Shuffle.

Hope you like it!

The tech blog Geeks Are Sexy is hosting a very cool, geeky “How to” contest.

In short, they want your original (and geeky) how-to article and in return you’ll be eligible for some very cool prizes, including this adorable Mimobot USB Flash Drive.

 Hurry, this contest ends in a few weeks so get your entries in. You even get a chance to win just for posting about the contest on your own blog. Go check out the contest!

So tempting…

Would you kill me if I migrated my blog domain again…?

IHeartDavids

Mmmmmmmmmmmmm

I think this site should have some kind of R or X rating, it whets the appetite so…

FoodPorn?

“Yes, that is a fig wrapped in prosciutto and grilled. Yep. Is that food porn or what??”

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