Some housekeeping

Two things:

1. Friday is the third annual installment of Nancy Pearl Wannabe’s Choose Your Own Blogventure, this time with a spooktacular theme. For the rookies, Choose Your Own Blogventure is very much like those Choose Your Own Adventure books we all checked out from the school library as a kid, except easier to jump around thanks to the ease of computers.

Yours truly will be participating again, but as is customary, NPW will kick things off with the opening chapter. So on Friday, GO TO NPW FIRST BEFORE ANY OTHER BLOG. I’m super-serious about this. Also, budget a good two hours or so to get through every prong of the CYOB tree. Here is a link to her blog. Bookmark it NOW.

2. Noelle at The Daily Tannenbaum gave me an idea for a blog series the other day, and I wanted to see what you all thought. Noelle wrote about the new pedestrian bridge that crosses the Hudson River in her town in the Hudson Valley. She included a link to some Flickr photos of the area.

I loved seeing the little window into her world there, and I thought it would be really neat if we all posted a few photos of our own stomping grounds — our houses or streets that we live on, the drive we take to work, the coffee shop we frequent, etc. We all live in such unique places and know so much about one another, but sometimes it’s hard to picture a setting where your life stories are taking place. Would any of you be game for that? (And if so, I’m open to cutesy titles for such a blog series).

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9 Responses to Some housekeeping

  1. fishingaround says:

    Oh! I love the blog series idea!

  2. Noelle says:

    Blogging on Location! I should probably post a picture of the actual desk I use someday. Because it's just not possible to bring my laptop to the Walkway.

  3. Mel says:

    I love the blog series idea! You should use a twist on using the "modern" with whatever theme… "The Modern Commute" (which I actually think would be funny to see Point A to Point B where someone wakes up to where they work) or even something simple like "Our Modern Lives" or "Modern Gal Living."

    By the by, I would also LOVE to participate! 🙂

  4. Allie says:

    I think I could totally participate. Don't really want to post a photo of my house or anything, but I could certainly take blog friends on a tour of the ROC.

  5. But call me Carrie. says:

    Great series idea!!!

  6. nancypearlwannabe says:

    Yay, CYOB! Can't wait!

  7. Angie says:

    i'm down!

  8. courtney says:

    Cool idea! I'd be up for that!

  9. Vanessa says:

    I LOVE this idea and have a great idea in mind for my first picture. Thanks for such a great idea!

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