February 1st, 2011


2011 Rose & Bay Awards: Voting Period

The Rose & Bay Awards honor excellence in cyberfunded creativity. If you're new to this project, please visit the 2011 landing page to learn more.

Nominations are now closed.  Voting is now open, and runs through the end of February.  The voting post with poll is up in crowdfunding for the Webcomic category.  The other categories should appear soon, so please watch the community closely.  Your help in promoting the award, and encouraging people to come vote, would be greatly appreciated.

February Fishbowl postponed due to weather

Due to ice storms and power outages, Ysabetwordsmith does not have Internet connectivity today. The Fishbowl will be rescheduled when she's back online.

If you've already signal-boosted today's Fishbowl, please update the signal to note the postponement.

Thanks for your patience!

/s/ janetmiles on behalf of Ysabetwordsmith and with her permission

Why Paddy's not at work today ...

So you've all heard about the ice storm sheathing central Illinois (and a lot of other places) in solid H2O.  (Thanks for the outage announcement, janetmiles.)  For some reason I was reminded of a favorite Irish song, "Why Paddy's Not at Work Today," which details a series of horrible accidents.  Here, it only took nature deciding to dress up in full-plate mail...

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