Category: Weekly Geeks

Weekly Geeks: 2009-04

Posted by Chris: This week’s Weekly Geek is inspired by Dewey’s Knit-a-Long, a mini challenge of Dewey’s Reading Challenge. Dewey had other passions besides reading and blogging. Knitting was one of them. This made me think, what are the Weekly Geek’s other passions? So this week it is all about sharing other passions and interests… …

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Weekly Geeks: 2009-03

In the third Weekly Geeks of 2009, it is all about the classics. Ali is defining classics as anything 100 years old or older – I’m going to be more liberal with the definition because I have some great classics to share with you which were written in the 1930s. 1) How do you feel …

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Weekly Geeks: 2009-02

I am late to this one – please forgive me, but I ended up sick with the flu this week and spent three days flat on my back. My husband said he knew I was really sick when I did not pick up a book for that entire time! Anyway, I’m back and just had …

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Weekly Geeks: 2009-01

Weekly Geeks is back! For the first installment of 2009, the wonderful Terri from Reading Writing and Retirement wrote the post. She writes: In the spirit of the amazing community building that Dewey was so good at, tell us about your favorite blogs, the ones you have bookmarked or subscribe to in your Google Reader, …

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Weekly Geeks #27 – In Memory of Dewey

This week’s Weekly Geeks is a special one – Becky asked for participants to create a tribute to Dewey, the founder and creative energy behind Weekly Geeks. Like everyone else, I was stunned when I had learned of Dewey’s passing. She was a constant in the book blogger world – a person who was always …

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Weekly Geeks #19 – Best of 2008

Week of September 27, 2008 Dewey has challenged the Weekly Geeks to name their top picks for books published in 2008. I have read some fantastic books this year…and whittling them down to “the best” was not easy. Here are my picks so far this year (click on the titles to read my reviews): Best …

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Weekly Geeks – September 26, 2008 – WRAP UP

This week we were challenged to catch up. Here’s how I did (based on my list I made at the beginning of the week): 1.  Post new challenges and events to my blog A Novel Challenge – COMPLETED Sunday, September 21, 2008 2.  Update my lists and post new reviews to my blog The Lists: …

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Weekly Geeks – September 20, 2008

I’ve been seriously remiss in participating in Dewey’s Weekly Geeks event. But this weekend, I have a little time … and the task we are challenged to complete is exactly what I need to do. Dewey writes: This week’s theme is: catch up on… something. 1. Decide what you need to catch up on. 2. …

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Weekly Geeks #10 – Magazines

This week’s “assignment” is all about the magazines we read. Dewey wrote: For each magazine you want to talk about, here are a few questions. Answer as many or as few as you want. 1. Name of magazine. 2. Do you subscribe or just buy it now and then? 3. What’s your favorite regular feature …

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Weekly Geeks #9 – Challenge Me!

I skipped last week’s Weekly Geeks – I have every intention of doing the scavenger hunt, then I simply got overwhelmed with it and gave up. But this week’s theme is right up my alley. Dewey writes: If you participate in any challenges, get organized! Update your lists, post about any you haven’t mentioned, add …

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