Monthly Archives: June 2008

Thing 14 Redux: added a Library Thing widget

So…I added my random list of Library Thing books as a widget on my sidebar. I hoped the list would refresh and show different ones periodically, but so far no. I added more books from my gardening books collection last … Continue reading

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Delightful Thing 14: Library Thing

Creating an account was easy. Deciding what part of my book collections to begin entering was a toughie. I have always meant to catalog my collection of books and Library Thing makes it easy. Once I have typed in the … Continue reading

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Thing 13 of 23 Online Productivity Tools and the Timewasters Who Use Them (joking)

igoogle, Pageflake and My Yahoo I appreciated that both iGoogle and My Yahoo let me log in with my Yahoo email information. Creating the many accounts for these explorations is daunting, even with a dedicated notebook. iGoogle was my favorite. … Continue reading

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Thing 12 of 23 Social Media: Mixx, Reddit and Newsvine

Mixx …has a little slicker looking site than Digg. Its subtitle is “your blend of the web”. No registration is required, they say, but in order to comment or add recommendations you do need to create an account. The video … Continue reading

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The Nineteen Thirties Beckon

While toiling away finding good mystery web sites, I found the Cozy Chicks site which had a great link to the 1930s Marital Scale. You can take a quick test to see how you would have rated as a wife … Continue reading

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The Twelfth Thing: Digging Social Media

Should I develop a vast army of spade wielding cohorts on the web, I’ll use Digg to send them highly rated tidbits of interest. I know I’ve seen the Digg symbol on blogs and other sites, but I couldn’t find … Continue reading

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Thing 11 in the 23 Things Extravaganza

Last time around, I got to Thing 11 and came to a dead stop, as it were. I did the tagging section, and could see that it was useful, but del.icio.us was not to my taste! Somebody had to say … Continue reading

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