a peek inside the fishbowl

25 Mar, 2011

The goods

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Misc. life

It’s Frrriiiiiday. I thought it would never get here.

Some fun and interesting things have been happening in my corner of the blogosphere lately. And I haven’t had time to write about any of them. A sample:

  • I was interviewed on CHUO the other day about the business of blogging. I am struggling to trim the recording get it online at the moment, but as I’m doing that I wanted to let you know that Annie, Shannon and I are giving a seminar about blog monetization for Ottawa PWAC peeps downtown at the Ottawa library on Saturday afternoon! Woot! 
  • The draw for the 4Cats giveaway is on Monday. Have you entered??
  • Know More Do More! We’re sprouting lentils over the weekend. Join in the lentilicious fun! Heh.
  • Twestival! Did you go? I am still floating.
  • Remember my last reno post? The owner of one of the homes I photographed contacted me and we’re having dinner at her place this weekend. (!)

Life is so kooky and fun sometimes it just kills me.

1 Response to "The goods"

1 | Paula

March 25th, 2011 at 4:35 pm


You certainly are a busy lady, and this post was just a sample! Sorry that I never had a chance to chat with you at TwestivalOTT last night but happy that so many people made it out and that it was such a great success.

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