Category Archives: Elsewhere

Noted: The 10 Best Los Angeles Hikes For The Summer from LAist

The 10 Best Los Angeles Hikes For The Summer from LAist They’re close to L.A., they’re free or inexpensive, dogs are usually welcome and they won’t get kids begging for all the latest swag on the ride home. What are … Continue reading

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Noted: The Most Valuable Photography Tips Ever – Results of a Social Media Survey from Digital Photography School

The Most Valuable Photography Tips Ever – Results of a Social Media Survey from Digital Photography School I recently asked the following question on social media: “What was the most valuable photography tip you ever received?” Needless to say, I … Continue reading

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Noted: “The Cold Dark” , a sample from the new book, MyTro by John Biggs via Boing Boing

“The Cold Dark” , a sample from the new book, MyTro by John Biggs via Boing Boing John Biggs presents a vignette from the world of Mytro, his new young-adult novel about a secret train system that can take you … Continue reading

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Noted: George Sowden designs Softbrew Teapots to alleviate “lousy” tea bags via Dezeen

George Sowden designs Softbrew Teapots to alleviate “lousy” tea bags via Dezeen   * A portion of each sale directly supports My Word Each of these porcelain teapots by Memphis group designer George Sowden has a steel basket filter with … Continue reading

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Noted: A Sommelier Chooses His 10 Favorite Wines For $16 Or Less from Business Insider #wine #food

A Sommelier Chooses His 10 Favorite Wines For $16 Or Less from Business Insider Recently, we wrote about an experiment showing that most people can’t taste the difference between cheap and expensive wine, and it got us thinking: What are … Continue reading

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Noted: Palm Springs declared hot in the hip sense (again) from LA Observed

Palm Springs declared hot in the hip sense (again) from LA Observed When I visited Palm Springs in April, just ahead of the Coachella festival hordes, even I could detect the desert city has taken on a fresher vibe than … Continue reading

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Noted: Mixed Berry Vanilla Chia Seed Jam from BakedBree #food #recipe

Mixed Berry Vanilla Chia Seed Jam from BakedBree Jam made with chia seeds. This is an idea that I wish that I came up with on my own. It is genius. But I cannot take any credit. I have seen … Continue reading

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Noted: Blueberry-Thyme Gin Smash from Tide and Thyme #drink #recipe

Blueberry-Thyme Gin Smash from Tide and Thyme   […] At any rate, I’m looking forward to sunny days at the beach and sandbar sooner rather than later. And this cocktail is perfect for warmer weather. A simple syrup is made … Continue reading

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Noted: Crispy Salt and Vinegar Potatoes from Kelsey’s Apple-A-Day

Crispy Salt and Vinegar Potatoes from Kelsey’s Apple-A-Day I’m not a huge potato chip fan, but every once in a while I find myself craving the salty, sour bite that only salt and vinegar chips can provide. It’s a strange … Continue reading

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Theodore Payne Wild Flower Hotline 2014 now available each Thursday through May 2014

Looking to see wildflowers in Southern California? The Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers and Native Plants is running their 32nd Annual Wild Flower Hotline directly from their web site. Each Thursday they update the hotline with reports from all … Continue reading

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Link Focus: Food | Hedgehog Cupcakes by Maria Olejniczak from Cupcakes Take the Cake

Hedgehog Cupcakes by Maria Olejniczak from Cupcakes Take the Cake Whether you have hedgehogs in your garden (or just wish there were) these amazingly cute sugary hedgehogs are a triumph of food art. Far beyond my own food skills and … Continue reading

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206 of My Favorite Things for January 2014 – Douglas E. Welch

As always, let me know what types of interesting items you would like to see and I will keep an eye out for them especially. — Douglas Get new shared links as I find them via my social media feeds: … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree from Pinterest

Related Posts: Christmas Tree in cul de sac Cute cookie idea I found on Pinterest – reindeer cookies Follow my Pinterest “Food” Board for lots of great recipes and more! Lemon Tree, very pretty… Photo: Santa on the tree via … Continue reading

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Photos: Douglas speaks at Tuesdays with Transitioners

Here are 3 photos from Tuesdays with Transitioners organizer, Jennifer Oliver O’Connell, during my talk on Mobile Technology and Your Career. I spoke to Tuesdays with Transitioners on November 4, 2013. Related Posts: Speaking: Douglas speaks on “A Year of … Continue reading

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116 of My Favorite Things for October 2013 – Douglas E. Welch

  As always, let me know what types of interesting items you would like to see and I will keep an eye out for them especially. — Douglas Technology / Dropbox Updates with Automatic Screenshot Saving and iPhoto Importing Technology / … Continue reading

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