After my insanely busy Friday night (fundraiser roll-out) and Saturday (a different fundraiser, plus the Elton John concert--WOW), I decided to plant my butt on the couch Sunday. Of course, you know me; I must bloom where I am planted, so I here are some of the flowers I have to share with you today...
The following are some Internet resources that I find very entertaining or useful:
1000 Awesome Things and The Book of Awesome. It will make you smile. Check out the awesomeness here.
Yelp is a word-of-mouth website that allows you to read the reviews of regular people like you and me (well, mostly regular) for local businesses or places of interest. For example, I wrote some quick reviews for a couple of grocery stores I like/don't like, as well as a diner that is great but out-of-the-way. You could use Yelp to explore places you're going to visit on vacation or simply share your opinions if, like me, you are opinionated. I read three reviews from tourists to Green Bay about a local favorite restaurant, which was really interesting (they hated it.) The next time you go on vacation, consider giving your objective opinion at Yelp.
If you're in Education, are a homeschooling parent or are just interested in learning cool stuff, Larry Ferlazzo is an INCREDIBLE resource. I cannot tell you enough how much I have learned from this man over the past year. Here's a link to his Websites of the Month page, which has links to all of his other blog pages, too. I guarantee that you will find something you are grateful to have at his site.
If you need a laugh, check out Awkward Family Photos, which has also been nominated for a Webby Award in two categories, Humor and Weird.
I have stumbled upon a blogger whose writing fills my heart. The Momplex, by Jenny Penny is a treasure; I love the "voice" in her writing and think you would, too.
The Special Education Law Blog has been nominated for a Blogger's Choice Award in the category of Best Education Blog. It's not fluffy reading, but there is a search box and some excellent information.
The Everyday Philanthropist shows you how to make a difference with the resources you have, even if you are broke. She's got some terrific ideas.
That should give you enough to play with. Have fun :)