CRAY CRAY CYBER MONDAY

(Important! If this post is cut off at the bottom, reload the page. This usually solves the problem.) For Cyber Monday I have slashed the price of Conversations with S. Teri O’Type to 9.84 dollars, 6.18 pounds or 7.67 euros. That’s almost 5 dollars off the book. That’s crazy, I know. It’s cyber madness!! But […]

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Paris on my iPhone

La Tour EiffelI have just come back from Paris. Well, I haven’t just come back, but I have just uploaded the pictures from my iPhone. My Sony digital camera would have taken up too much space in my backpack, so I left it at home. I wish I’d left my cold at home. I was […]

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Worst Air Passengers of 2012

(Important! If the bottom of this post is cut off by the homepage pictures, try reloading the page. This usually helps.) Another installment of Lessons from a Wise Sky. Yes, I know we’re only done with half of 2012, but I’m feeling particularly surly after my trip to the US–surly in an adorable way of […]

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Three Squares a Day with Occasional Torture by Julie Innis, a book review by Christopher Allen

(Important! If the bottom of this post is cut off, try reloading the page. This usually works. This book review is at Metazen right now, so please go there now if you want to read it there. I’m posting it here as well for those of you who might not get over to Metazen, the […]

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You’ll Never Walk Alone — at the Vatican

They all just want out.(If this post is cut off at the bottom by photos, try reloading the page. This usually works.) I do not like crowds. When I’m in one, I can think of six thousand reasons why I don’t like them, and each one of those six thousand reasons has a mind of […]

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Call for Submissions — >Language >Place Blog Carnival

In January, I’ll be hosting Edition 13 of the >Language >Place Blog Carnival! The theme this time is Humor, and I’m looking forward to blog post submissions from lots of my hysterical friends (in the humorous sense of hysterical of course, but I’ll take submissions from my seriously wacked out friends as well). We all […]

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A Year in Signs 2011

I heart signs. I love the concept of a piece of metal hanging around somewhere for the sole purpose of telling me where to go, how to get there, why I should go there or why I shouldn’t. Taking pictures of signs is a significant obsession of mine. Some signs are humorous, some are art, […]

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New Story at Every Day Fiction TODAY!

Hello, pretty IMBO reader. Today my story “…and Counting” is live at Every Day Fiction. At around 800 words, this flash fiction story is very slurpable in just a few minutes. It’s humor–no one dies–and it’s all about the timepiece Teddy Bayer is wearing in the photo. Stop by and comment if you have time. […]

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Top Ten Worst Air Passengers of 2010

Christmas in Singapore(Important! If this post is cut off at the bottom, reload the page. This usually solves the problem.) ______________________________ Another installment in the series Lessons from a Wise Sky. Merry Christmas, everyone! If you don’t celebrate Christmas, well Merry all-the-other-holidays too! I thought some of you might be taking to the skies this […]

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Ode to La Prairie

I like to stay young, so I listen to trendy music (at least trendy for a fourteen-year-old), get lots of rest (like a toddler), and moisturize as often as I can. Yes, I moisturize—and not just in any old tub-o-fat. I massage the old wrinkles with the La prairie collection of exorbitantly priced creams and […]

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