Filed under:General — eric @ 12:22 pm

I’d noticed Mark Anderson had been mighty quiet lately. Turns out he was moving his lending library to the big time: Booklend: A Lending Library By Post. It even got a mention in the New York Times. It works like this: Mark has a lot of books. He wants other people to read them. You request one, he mails it to you. When you finish (take your time!), you mail it back in the pre-stamped envelope provided. Your cost? Nothing. “Remember, Booklend is like your local library. Except smaller. And less convenient.

GA Webloggers

Filed under:General — eric @ 12:02 pm

Live in Georgia? Keep a weblog? Then GAwebloggers might interest you.

The enema within

Filed under:General — eric @ 10:35 am

Back in college, my friends laughed at the notion of colon irrigation. Have you heard of this? It’s basically a regimen the cleans your bowels from the inside, flushing out accumulated waste. It seems to be a fringe thing, but there are facilities devoted to making you squeaky clean. Ian Belcher, journalist with The Guardian went to one on assignment, sceptical at the beginning. After seeing what came out (his photographer released a marble he’d swallowed some twenty-two years earlier), he’s now a convert. I must admit… I’d like to go through the program myself.