Links to Other Cool People and Pages
Other People's Blogs
ThingsBorrowed.com - a venture by my sister Liza, in which bridal wear and other wedding necessities are given new life rather than left to molder in a closet
utter randomonium - the blog and other works of my friend Kate, who is one of the smartest people I know
A Day in the Life of a Female Seahorse - my friend Christine's blog
Veni, Vidi, Eaty! - the blog of my friend Ella and her mom, who cook insanely delicious foods and then torment us with instructions and photographs
Confessions of a Cosplay Girl - my friend Victoria, one of the world's best known cosplayers, has adventures the likes of which I can only imagine
Another Notch in the Bookcase - my friend Alex's thoughts on literature
Atop the Fourth Wall - Linkara reviews comic books and does other cool things
I Should Have Been Fired - the blog of amazing youth worker Tiger McLuen
Hyperbole and a Half - Allie is hilarious, full stop
Places to Do Good Things Online
Free Rice -- build your vocabulary and feed the hungry at the same time
Do One Nice Thing - exactly what the name implies
Compassion International - sponsor a child in an impoverished country. My husband and I sponsor a teenaged girl in Nicaragua.
Gives Me Hope - not a place to do good things, but a place to read about them. The name of the site should tell you exactly what it will do for you.
Catena - my friend Tracy's comic about anthropomorphic cats
Binary Souls/Other Dimensions - the extraordinary comic of Bill
Just For Fun: Other Websites of Note
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary - my favorite place in the world.
The Geek Girls Network - I'm a founding member, and the other Geek Girls are all really good at what they do.
Kristie Leigh Photography - my goddaughter's enterprise. If you live in the Tennessee-type area and need a good photographer, look no farther.
That Guy With The Glasses - home of the Nostalgia Critic and friends.
TV Tropes - once you get in, it's hard to get out. I speak from experience. TV Tropes will ruin your life. And yet at the same time, TV Tropes will enhance your life. It's strange.
(The Customer Is) Not Always Right - horrible and funny tales of customer service gone awry. A great outlet for those of us who work in retail and other customer service fields.