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What’s in your bag, HarriMac? Part 2

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Posted 17 Feb 2012 — by HarriMac
Category Soulville

This is a follow up to a previous series in which we clearly saw that Ellie was a minimalist and HarriMac is by comparison a pack-rat when it comes to being productive on the go! Things are still pretty much the same LOL

Items in HarriMac’s Work go bag (Timbuk2 Classic Small Messenger) –

Moleskine calendar
Moleskine squared notebook
Moleskine small notebook
Random articles HarriMac is reading
Barnes and Noble Nook Simple Touch
Inhaler
Nalgene 32 oz water bottle
Umbrella
iPod/iPhone travel charger
Scientific Writing Book
Headphones
TI-83+ calculator
Random office supplies
Lotion
Chapstick
Tissues
160 gb iPod classic
Keys on a diamond carabiner
Wallet (don’t forget the bus pass!)

10 Great Android Apps for the new Android Owner

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Posted 25 Dec 2009 — by Ellie
Category Geek Girl

androidWe’ve covered Apple iPhone apps here quite a few times, but now Android is on the scene in a major way! I’ve gotten the Samsung Moment and I’ve been loving every moment of finding awesome free apps for it that make my life easier or are just plain fun!

Below you’ll find my handpicked list of 10 great Android apps that are a must for new Android owners. Tell me your favorites in the comments! I’d love to hear from you!

What’s in your bag, Ellie?

Posted 08 May 2009 — by Ellie
Category Random

Following the great post yesterday by HarriMac about her go-bag, I am posting mine. I carry a lot less stuff when I’m out adventuring around Manhattan, but I always have room for my favorite gadgets.

Ellie's Go Bag

1. Timbuk2 Eula bag – customized for me with a PINK logo
2. 80 GB iPod Classic – full of great music and podcasts
3. Belkin Travel Charger
4. Tricked out Moleskine notebook – Read my post about 8 Great Uses for a Moleskine notebook
5. Eyeglasses case
6. Reading glasses, because even nerds need glasses sometimes
7. Keys and discount cards on large carbiner
8. Baby oil, because lotion doesn’t work for my skin
9. NJ Transit train schedule
10. Motorola Moto Q9c with extended battery
11. Pentel RSVP pen (Fine)
12. Fossil wallet
13. Bluetooth headset

What’s in your bag, HarriMac?

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Posted 07 May 2009 — by HarriMac
Category Soulville

I often talk about productivity and how to make life easier – so I decided to share what’s in my “go” bags with you! Ellie will follow up tomorrow with her go-bag!

Timbuk2 Bag

The School Pack
1. Planner
2. Notebook for school and work
3. Med Center ID Badge
4. Stats Notebook (representing any books for any classes)
5. Wallet
6. Power cord for laptop
7. 160 GB iPod Classic
8. Dell XPS 1530
9. Writing utensils and highlighters
10. Gum
11. Keys on a diamond carabiner
12. Timbuk2 Laptop Messenger (size M)
13. Belkin Travel Adapter
14. Hairband
15. Travel Mouse
16. Flash Drive #1
17. Bluetooth headset
18. Inhaler
19. Journal
20. Flash Drive #2
21. Sticky stuff – post it tabs and post its
22. Tape recorder
23. iPod travel charger
24. Hand sanitizer
25. Lotion
26. TI-83

The 10 Ultimate iPod Accessories

Posted 21 Dec 2008 — by Ellie
Category Geek Girl

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Santa Claus is coming to town, and if you are like me, this year you are still looking for the perfect gift at *almost* the last minute.

I’ve done some of the heavy lifting for you and compiled a list of the 10 ultimate iPod accessories for your favorite music aficionado from Amazon.com, where you can still order by Tuesday at 3pm PST and still get your gifts delivered by Christmas Eve. It’s not too late to get these delivered by Christmas – just order now!

Top 13 Ways to Prepare for the Holidays

Posted 15 Dec 2008 — by HarriMac
Category Soulville

SoulvilleSo it’s the holiday season, and time to enjoy the 3 f’s – family, friends and food. No matter what you celebrate or if you celebrate, here are some ways you can prepare for the season.

1. Check your local newspaper for the events calendar or check out all the fliers hanging around when you go to the grocery store. Most papers print the events in a special section or in the community calendar and many also include it in their online papers.

What is YOUR favorite WordPress Plugin? [Contest]

Posted 10 Dec 2008 — by Ellie
Category WordPress

WordPress WednesdaysOver the next 24 hours, let us know what your favorite WordPress plugin is – and you’ll be entered to win a $10 Amazon gift certificate!

The winner will be selected randomly and announced on Friday, December 12, 2008 at 12:00 pm EST!

Congrats, John Lessnau and to all who entered. John, you will receive your gift certificate today, and I would like to THANK all of you for entering!


WordPress Wednesdays features posts about plugins, themes and general usage of WordPress, the world’s most popular content management system!

Top 10 Essential Blogging Tools

Posted 01 Dec 2008 — by Ellie
Category Geek Girl

Geek GirlBlogging can be a challenge for most of us – whether it is because life gets in the way of our blogging time, or it is a challenge to find great ideas. We’ve rounded up the top 10 essential blogging tools by reading dozens of blogs and keeping an eye on trends.

This list is by no means exhaustive, so if you have suggestions, let us know in the comments!

The Top 10 Essential Blogging Tools

101 Steps to Becoming a Better Blogger E-Book Released!

Posted 13 Oct 2008 — by Ellie
Category Announcements, Better Blogger, Featured

betterbloggercoverThe ultimate geek girl has released her first e-book, inspired by the series 101 Steps to Becoming a Better Blogger, and you can download this FREE e-book today!

Updated to reflect changes in today’s blogging climate, this e-book is full of tips and tricks to help even the most experienced blogger learn more about blogging!

Read about how to personalize your WordPress blog with plugins and code!

Get inspiration on blogging topics, staying focused on blogging and getting publicity for your site.

Take advantage of the geek girl’s research, and avoid the pitfalls of blogging.