Author Archives: Linda Childers

About Linda Childers

There's so much interesting stuff out there that just flies under the radar. Until I read about it, that is, and then I just have to share the wackiness.

Ow, My Brain Hurts!

Welcome to the second installment of The Pintester Movement. Sonja Foust, aka ,The Pintester, has issued a challenge to try out one of the Pinterest pins she has (mostly) screwed up. So, this is a place with a soft landing … Continue reading

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 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons Somebody in Alabama knows how to make lemonade. The kind that could help save the planet, one glass at a time. According to an article by Katherine Rodeghier, “the state dumped its obsolete voting machines a … Continue reading

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Well, I’ll Be a Monkey’s . . . Paw?

As I tend to veer off of the beaten path, this post is going to be a bit off-beat, too. Imagine that. First, I must confess to my Pinterest habit. Waaay too many of my sentences begin with, “I saw … Continue reading

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Your Guess is Better Than Mine

***UPDATE*** This gizmo is a nutcracker, and it seems for walnuts in particular. Now that that I’m looking at it, what a great idea because they can’t spin or slip out of the grip of the cracker. How cool is … Continue reading

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ERMAHGERD: Who is This Girl?

Ever since the whole ERMAHGERD meme made the rounds last year, I’ve been wondering about this girl. So, I did what any good cyber-sleuth would do: I Googled her. And, I found that I’m not the only one who was … Continue reading

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The Once and Future McKing

Just in case you don’t happen to live in the Twitterverse, someone hacked Burger King’s Twitter account. According to ABC News, 89,000 followers of Burger King were led to believe that Burger King had been bought by McDonalds and that … Continue reading

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Welcome to Pahokee!

(Image from the Pahokee Chamber of Commerce website.) Considering Pahokee, Florida, has a population of about 6000 people and it’s perched on the edge of Lake Okeechobee, “football,” probably isn’t the first word to come to mind when you first … Continue reading

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Mama, Don’t Take my Pinterest Away (They already took my Kodachrome)

A few days ago there was an article on BuzzFeed titled, “How Pinterest is Killing Feminism.” Since I’m a big fan of all things Pinterest, I had to read the article. So, I almost made it through the first paragraph … Continue reading

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Thanks for Reading and Please “Like” Cutty’s Ark

Image credit: Readers, I know you’re out there! I checked the super-sneaky site stats, and I have no clue how you found my blog, but you did. From Russia to the UK to the US, you’re reading what I’m … Continue reading

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“Cutty’s Ark” Chapter One

Image credit: CHAPTER 1 THE MARINA As the tide rolls out, Cuthbert Pye jumps off of his boat and into the water.  Harvey watches from the dock, shaking his head.  Pye founders about to gain a foothold on the … Continue reading

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