Nancy Drew: Warnings at Waverly Academy

Having grown up on Nancy Drew, I love that they've come out with a whole line of games that incorporate her into it. It's great seeing a girl with strong self esteem and brains. I love that my daughter has a strong character to look up to.  This game has you going to a prep school (and all that entails like cramming for tests and cliques.  You … [Read more...]

Is This Thing On?

"Is This Thing On?" A Computer Handbook for Late Bloomers, Technophobes, and the Kicking & Screaming is the perfect Christmas gift for the non technical person you know.  For me, this is my mom.  I love her dearly, but she doesn't even know how to turn the computer on.  At one point, I think we wrote her directions out, but this book is ten times better.  … [Read more...]

True Life Funnies

I actually got this in an email and have to pass it on. My brain still hasn't recovered from Izeafest yet, so I'll be updating you on that awesome conference later. I wish Google Maps had an "Avoid Ghetto" routing option. More often than not, when someone is telling me a story all I can think about is that I can't wait for them to finish so that I can … [Read more...]

You Know You Are Living In 2009 When

I got this in an email and knew I had to pass it on: 1. You accidentally enter your password on the microwave. 2. You haven't played solitaire with real cards in years. 3. You have a list of 15 phone numbers to reach your family of 3. 4. You e-mail the person who works at the desk next to you. 5. Your reason for not staying in touch with … [Read more...]