The best government program you’ve never heard of

Want to reconnect with nature this summer?  See part of the country you haven’t been to before?  Just get away from it all?  The National Recreation Reservation Service at recreation.gov has you covered.  They offer campsite, cabin, and lookout reservations/rentals online at National Parks and National Forests across the land. About a month back I […]

Got a Windows Phone? Some of my favorite free apps

One of the numbers they like to tout frequently is the total number of apps available for Windows Phone.  But while the total number has passed 16,000 recently, all that really matters is finding the good ones.  Especially the good ones that are also free. Thought I’d share some of my favorite freebies; what are […]

Let’s all go to Washyourhandsington to get ourselves a treat

Heard these on the radio a few times – they’re just begging to be shared. Try it again, this time with a little more soul… The 50’s-styled campaign, from the Washington Department of Health’s (DoH), is definitely cheesy (Tim Church, the DoH communications director acknowledged as much in an interview with Spokane’s The Spokesman-Review), but […]

New theme, old posts. Some early spring cleaning.

A bit of a change of a scenery today with a shiny new theme (let me know what you think!). Some more details on the theme transition: I switched from Lightword over to Twenty Ten, with a few tweaks of my own via a custom child theme.  There’s a great tutorial on making child themes, […]