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May 2009 Blog Posts (5)

Like your galoshes, Love your umbrella

We should start an umbrellution. Pitch your bleak and broken, eye-threatening umbrellas and invest a lil’ love in a vibrant ‘brella with some tang. Transform the sidewalk into a crusty canvas.

Brighten the canopy. Play in puddles. Prance around the park. You get the idea.

Sounds like bliss. How do we do it?

Let the wise Spokes speak.

Spoke One: Spread the flare via gift-giving. The average person would rather purchase 2 Blue Moons before ever swiping… Continue

Added by Kira Zmuda on May 18, 2009 at 6:03pm — 1 Comment

Back to the Work World for ME!!!

This week I interviewed with a local catering company for an Event Planner Position. I have been an Event Planner for quiet some time now. I'm very excited to have this position after being on the job hunt for 6 months!!

I must have interviewed at least 50 times with various companies. In today's job market there are countless people applying for the same positions. With Jobs being scarce in general employers are being extra picky about who they hire.

The company… Continue

Added by Ashley Anne on May 15, 2009 at 2:04pm — 2 Comments

Fighting Spam on The Tall Street Journal

A few minutes ago we were notified of the Susann B account that joined The Tall Street Journal and subsequently spammed everyone's comments. Her account has been banned and all of her activity on the site has consequently been deleted.

While the computers do a very good job of identifying and removing potential spammers, it is the community that helps in identifying and removing professional spammers and other seedy types.…


Added by Cheyenne Throckmorton on May 12, 2009 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Star Trek was pretty frakin AWESOME!! (No spoilers! I promise!)

I'm going to try my very hardest not to let in on what exactly happens in the movie.

Let me first let you all know that I'm pretty much a SciFi Fanatic!! I don't have any claimed allegiance to Star Trek or Star Wars. I do however love the movies!! (My future in-laws however are HUGE Trekies!) I will watch it all! And yes, I do go yo Gen Con every summer. I like to say FRAK! I'm pretty much a geek.

I have already seen the movie, (twice). And I'm ready to see it again,… Continue

Added by Ashley Anne on May 9, 2009 at 9:03pm — No Comments

The mathematics of glamour = chicken legs + mermaid waves

In mathematics, my nose equals the uniqueness quantification. There is one and only one. That’s why I like schnozzles. Unless you’re Heidi from the Hills, your button is probably pretty rare. Do let your nose speak its own language. Don’t pick or prod … in public.

Moving beyond the world of beaks, I fancy a few other elements in life: imperfections, laughing, and playing with messy art supplies. Really messy. Combining all three is absolutely sublime.

Next time you… Continue

Added by Kira Zmuda on May 5, 2009 at 10:55pm — No Comments

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