Supercharge Your Writing: Google Docs Add-ons for Writers

Workflow is everything for writers, and tools that integrate with Google Docs as Add-ons help improve that workflow, allowing you to perfect your document without leaving Google Docs. Copying and pasting between apps to check grammar etc. is a drag, often destroying your formatting and inviting disaster. While Google Docs offers its own spell checker … Read more

Essential Chrome Extensions for Writers

Writers are a fiercely independent bunch and many are loyalists to their own systems for writing. The continuing evolution of advanced browsers like Google Chrome and its ecosystem of extensions has opened a new world of possibility for many willful wordsmiths, increasing efficiency, boosting productivity, and winning converts from traditional desktop writing applications. Utilizing a … Read more

Plastic Surgery Ads: Augmenting the Conversation

Some parts of our national physique have been growing while others have been shrinking, but the plastic surgery industry has been reaping the benefits, showing consecutive growth for each of the past 4 years. The industry in the US boasts over 15 million procedures performed in 2013. That’s a lot of nips and tucks. As … Read more

La Grande Maison d’Arthenay: French Vineyard Bed & Breakfast

It’s difficult to imagine anything finer than the taste and bouquet of a rich French wine, except of course, a visit to La Grande Maison d’Arthenay, the award-winning French vineyard and bed and breakfast in Saumur, Loire. La Grande Maison d’Arthenay brings the area’s storied heritage together with fine dining, fine wine, and rich character. … Read more

Impossible Climbs, La Dura Dura: Rock Climbing at its Most Daring

Decades ago, a rating system was implemented to categorize the difficulty of a climb. While this rating system has evolved over the years, the current implementation of the rating system rates the most difficult climbs at 5.10 or above. As ambitious climbers scaled the 5.10 climbs and set new records, new levels were introduced as … Read more