Posts made in July, 2013

Top ten rejected names for Grape-Nuts cereal

So it started out when I was editing a story that mentions Grape-Nuts, and like millions of others have, I wondered at the official product name for something that is neither grape nor nut. This led to the following Twitter outburst, which still may be in progress for all I know.…

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Messy stress report for May and June 2013

Here’s what’s happening on my desk and in my life.

The biggest news in my life is that I don’t have <serious, chronic, debilitating condition of the joints>. I’ve always drawn a line around blogging about medical issues because it sounds whiny to my ear, so I’ll just say this: I need to take it easy for another 8 weeks or so, and then I should be back running again. …

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Micah Joel

Purveyor of things geeky