Personal Favorites


Terrestrial Life Forms

Haven of the Heart Animal Sanctuary, RR #1, Palgrave, Ontario L0N 1P0 Ursula Hart's shelter cares tirelessly and compassionately for hundreds of homeless, abused, and injured animals. If you can donate to only one animal-welfare cause, please make it this one.

Toronto Humane Society Rescue, adoption, education.

Animal Alliance of Canada An animal-protection organization devoted to long-term animal welfare through education and advocacy.

Canadian Federation of Humane Societies Humane education, legislative initiatives, community programs, animal-welfare issues.

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement A non-profit organization that acts as a clearing-house for information and assistance during bereavement. Counseling, support groups, bibliography, hotline.

Pet Loss Grief Support Web Site Valuable resources and links to assist those who are grieving the death of a pet.


Music

Urban Tapestry Allison Durno, Jodi Krangle, and Debbie Ridpath Ohi make the Alpha Quadrant's most beautiful music.

Hugh's Room The best of all possible clubs.

The Crockodiles Ontario's foremost rompin' Zydeco, Tex-Mex, swamp boogie band.

James Keelaghan Troubador, historian, poet, stargazer.

Christine Lavin "Sensitive New Age Guys." "Planet X." Baton-twirling tutorials. Piranha Women of the Avocado Jungle of Death. My heroine.

Loreena McKennitt Music to write novels by.

Nancy White She "is to folk music and Canadian political satire what Anna Russell is to Wagnerian opera."

The Arrogant Worms The Worms acknowledge that they have never been on the Rita MacNeil show. "However, Ms. MacNeil has never been invited to contribute to an Arrogant Worms album, so there may be some bitterness there."

The Beaches Jazz Festival (Toronto) The festival's home page has it right: Thirty-five bands, in a beautiful park, on a festive street, in a neighborhood beside a great lake -- if it's summer, this must be Jazz Heaven.

FilkONtario Southern Ontario's annual filk con.

Interfilk A fan fund that raises money to send guests from the filk community to cons they might not otherwise be able to attend.

The Mudcat Café The Digital Tradition folksong database. Lyrics to more than 8,000 folk and traditional songs.


Work

Chicago Manual of Style FAQ For the editorially employed, preoccupied, or obsessed.

Editors' Association of Canada

The Slot: A Spot for Copy Editors

An Architecture for Scholarly Publishing on the World Wide Web Identifies and proposes solutions and standards to enhance and maximize the use of the Web for scholarly electronic publishing.

The Canadian Electronic Scholarly Network Home page of the Electronic Publishing Promotion Project, with many valuable links and resources for academic and scholarly publishers.

The Society for Scholarly Publishing Seminars, membership directory, links.

Nebraska Center for Writers An online resource for writers of poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction.


Play

Paw Sense Computer Catproofing A software utility that helps protect your computer from cats. It detects and blocks most cat typing, and also trains your cat to stay off the computer keyboard.

The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest Where "WWW" means "Wretched Writers Welcome."

Television Without Pity Snark raised (or lowered) to an art form.

Jump the Shark The defining moment when you know that your favorite television program has reached its peak and from now on . . . it's all downhill.

Slashdot News for Nerds Always informative, always fun.

Timothy McSweeney's Internet Tendency In the editor's words, "An offshoot of Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, a journal created by nervous people in relative obscurity."


Story links and recommendations

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