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Workbob Schoolpants

Who lives in front of a laptop under a pile of books?

Workbob Schoolpants!! (me)

It’s been two weeks since my last review and I have two excuses (reasons). 130 more words

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The ANZAC Legacy

Slightly off-topic blog today, but don’t worry, the second edition of Scrawling a Short Story should be available soon!

Tomorrow is ANZAC Day, and as some of you may know, I’m not a huge advocate of the otherwise revered day. 1,120 more words


Unapologetic plugging, or how I learned to stop worrying and link my content.

Hello, loyal reader, thanks for stopping by today!

For those who have been here a while, you might have noticed that we missed last week’s deadline of uploading some new content on Sunday (not that this particular blog is exactly fantastic at staying on schedule, ha). 151 more words


Fidget Spinners

Seems like there have been a proliferation of fidget spinners lately.

I think I’ve been offered a dozen in this last month.  The first time I saw one online I didn’t know what they were for, but after a little research I learned they are to help focus someone with ADD or ADHD by giving them something to do with their hands.   134 more words


During my long hiatus, I started getting interested in astronomy. It’s pretty ironic, considering that, when I was in the US, had access to clear, dark skies, and cheap telescopes, I did not think to visit this old interest of mine. 83 more words


Off Topic: Otome Games

I recently started playing some Otome games. (For those that don’t know) Otome games are a Japanese type of game or novel that is aimed at young girls and are a type of dating simulation. 837 more words


A Wasted Telemarketing Phone Call

This has nothing to do with genealogy. However, I found it amusing and decided to share it.

First, I have mention that I am a “snowbird.” That is, I spend about six months of the year in the cool climate of Massachusetts and the other six months in the sunbelt of Orlando, Florida. 266 more words

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