Category: sundries

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Dusting off the cobwebs

I pulled a blogging muscle in the run-up to General Convention last spring. Of course, I don’t mean a literal muscle. Just got a bit worn out, so I’ve had a rest. But it’s time to write again! As soon as I get all the cobwebs cleared, I’ll have more to say on the usual topics and maybe some new ones.

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Blog remodeling

Back in 2008, I started 7WD with what was then a fairly modern design. Well, it’s seven years later, which is an epoch in Internet time. So it’s time for a new look for 7WD. You are now looking at the freshly updated blog, complete with lemon-fresh scent (if your computer is enabled for this feature).

How to #MakeSoccerLessBoring

It’s been a while since I blogged, and I was tired of hearing people making cricket noises when I walked up. So here you go, adoring public: something new on 7WD. You’re welcome. Sure,...

7WD answers your actual questions for 2013

In annual tradition, 7WD answers your questions. These are actual questions readers like you typed into Google to get to this blog. Here are the posts from some previous years (2009, 2010, or 2011)....

Giving up my archnemesis for Lent

Some people give up chocolate for Lent, others television, and so on. For me, I’m giving up my archnemesis this year (again). Really, it’s of necessity, since we must work together so closely on...

Happy New Year!

Everyone here on the 7WD blog team joins me in wishing you much joy and many blessings in the year to come. For a fantastic gallery of celebrations from around the world, visit In...

Top ten of 2011

In an annual tradition, and in keeping with year-end roundup stories in the media, here are the top blog posts of the year, based on page views. Enjoy a blast from the past on...

Saturday Sundries

This posts accomplishes two things. First, it is part of my effort to clear up my backlog in the blog hopper. Lots of stuff here that I’d never get around to blogging. Second, it...

Writing assignment

Well, dear reader, I am once again forced to apologize for neglecting 7WD for several weeks. Amid job transition (and related chaos), some travel, and sundry obligations, I haven’t managed to make time for...