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Collins—Episode Two hundred four: Strapped!

NOTE: Trouble with the feed? Try re-subscribing. Some rogue code broke it on 203. Also, for those of you on the Droid/iPhone app, there’s now a “library” iisting for you as a SHOW extra. This lets you know which episodes go with which book.

I’m strapped by Strep, but make it to the mic for you!

Couple of links: Happy Catholic (book linked to from below widget) congrats to Julie Davis of Forgotten Classics podcast. WHOOT!

April incentive: The Elemental Journal

And don’t forget, there’s a free how-to-knit-a-sock eBook for you in the sidebar!

Book talk starts around 11 minutes.
Listen to 204 audio.

Collins—Episode Two hundred three: The Shake Down

iTunes appears to be fixed! If your iTunes feed is still broken, please let me know. It will mean something much worse is wrong.

Just a few bits and pieces: Road Trip info, things for sale plus dog info, a contract wafer

John Bull wiki, Stockholm Syndrome wiki, Flatworld Knowledge’s nifty online textbook plan, save the world by blogging, Cooperative Press’ Kickstarter Campaign, and a new free eBook for you from me!

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Some advice for men

April Incentive The Elemental Journal! Donate to CraftLit in the month of April and your name will be put in the hat to win this book.

Book talk begins around 15 min.
Listen to 203 audio

Collins—Episode Two hundred one: It's Called a Break Because…?

Just a few things for 201— (um…not two THOUSAND one)…Judith Martin’s book “Common Courtesy” on Jefferson’s “problem” linked to in the widget below, How To Be Aliterate article, Road Trip 2011–This Time It’s East, and that’s about it. Continue reading

Collins—Episode One hundred ninety-eight: Mister Lorry Anyone?

OH, so many links for you! It’s like they all waited until today.

Thing one’s Science Fair Post, iffin you’re up to watching some goofy videos and answering two questions.

Penny at PennyWise Consulting saved our comments (and so much more).

Episode 198!!!! Did you hear that? One-ninety-EIGHT!

Resurgence of Knitting “ON POINT” from NPR–with FRANKLIN HABIT!!! (and Susan Strawn, Jenna Woginrich, and Street Color).

Is there an oligarchy in the world of knitting?

Scrapbooks on the Go is great! Go checkitout!

Fun “i.e., e.g.” grammar info.

Ahab’s ship–found!

GF Scones that look REALLY good, GF Pizza crust, GF Biscuits, GF Sandwich bread, other uses for cupcake makers (who knew there was such a thing).

Urban Gardenshare.org GREAT idea for city-dwellers who are gardenarily inclined.

Parent’s Guide to Student Success.

Reading test for six-year-olds in UK to include non-words.

And in the world of our book!

Mister Vincent Gilmore of Chancery Lane, solicitor (Mister Lorry, anyone?) introduces you to some new subtext and some family past information you may find useful.

He also mentions a game called Whist. Apparently a game is called a “rubber” and you can play it online here. Wiki has a picture of the scoring board.

Book talk begins around 17 min.

Listen to 198 audio.