Monthly Archives: September 2012

Podcast: Raspberries Aplenty

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Raspberries-Aplenty.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn praise of raspberries, the perfect fruit, and in praise of my opposable thumbs that allow me to pick them. Share: Follow Liza Blue on:

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Raspberries Aplenty

  For the past month, every couple of days I have been able to go outside and pick myself at least a pint of raspberries from the bushes alongside our porch.  Growing up, raspberries, and macadamia nuts, were considered the … Continue reading

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Podcast: Santa Claus, the Hang Nail Fairy and Mr. Potato Head

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Santa-Claus-The-Hang-Nail-Fairy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSChildhood misconceptions demystified. Share: Follow Liza Blue on:

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Podcast: Ephemeral, Fugacious and Evanescent

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Ephemeral-Fugacious-and-Evanescent.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA new category of advertisements – ephemeral ads, those that appear just for a minute and then disappear.  They’re everywhere. Share: Follow Liza Blue on:

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Clean Plate Club Murder Mystery: Chapters 41-42

Chapter 41 As I ran along the bike path at the beach, I began to think that going to see Henry on my own was a bad idea – I suppose being a neutral go between was a decent enough … Continue reading

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The SexAT, Circa 781

Several years ago when I was preparing to take the SAT, I proposed the idea of the SexAT, a new test prep book specifically designed to appeal to high schoolers.  I would take existing SAT questions and simply reformat them … Continue reading

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Podcast: SexAT

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/The-SexAT.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA proposal to spice up the test prep books for the SAT, based on the discovery that Alcuin of York had basically the same idea in 781. Share: Follow … Continue reading

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Podcast: Thank You Very Much

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Thank-You-Very-Much.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA discussion about the dying art of the thank you note, brought to life by my grandmother’s box of every thank you note that I ever sent her. Share: … Continue reading

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Clean Plate Club Murder Mystery: Chapter 40

I slept fitfully that night, and was entirely groggy when I heard phone ring at six.  I couldn’t catch it in time, and momentarily fell back asleep, and then it rang again.  I struggled awake, grabbed the phone and said … Continue reading

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Podcast: Think Fast, Think Slow

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Think-Fast-Think-Slow2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThoughts on our dueling systems of thought – our fast and intuitive process vs. our thoughtful and analytical process. Share: Follow Liza Blue on:

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