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Birch Bay Public Market

Friday, May 10 through the end of summer, Cathy and I will be selling her hand-made soaps, lotions, and toiletries, along with my photography, note cards, calenders, books, etc.

Come see us!

Across the street from the C Shop

4825 Alderson Road, Birch Bay, Washington 98230

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I had an automated blogroll here, powered by Google Reader, but Google, in its near-infinite lack of wisdom, killed Google Reader. Prior to this murder, all I had to do to put a blog on my blogroll (or to take it off) was to place it in a Reader folder called, appropriately enough, "blogroll" (or, of course, to remove it). I use The Old Reader now for following blogs, but it seems to have no way to something similar regarding the blogroll. If you know of a way to do this, please let me know.

GOOGLE IS DOING SOME REALLY STUPID THINGS, LATELY.

First, they announced plans to kill off Google Reader, which is a several-times-a-day part of my life.
Now, they’ve decided to make composing a new message in Gmail cooler and more streamlined and a whole bunch of other fancy words that mean nothing, by making you do it in tiny box in the lower right corner

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The “New and Improved” Google Reader–NOT!

I subscribe to 223 blogs via Google Reader.

It’s been a very integral part of my day for some time now. I actually don’t have any idea how long it’s been, but it’s been at least three or four years. Obviously, not all of those blogs are updated on any given day, but when something new

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Automate Your Blogroll With Google Reader

This is a little off-topic for me (I’m certainly not a web geek),

but since I tweeted about it this morning, I’ve received three emails asking me how. So here we go.

If you use Google Reader, and want to automate your subscription list, or some part of it, on your blog, this is how:

Open Google Reader

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