These lists of links will always be a work in progress as I am guaranteed to find something new. I cannot guarantee the longevity of the sites, however. It also should get prettified over time when I get inspired to code links.
Peruse at your heart's content, rec, link, reference, and research. But please if you copy substantial amounts of links elsewhere, give me credit. That way people won't think you are the obsessive one with too much time on your hands. ;)
of these link posts appears in my sidebar.
For the kids (and kid in all of us), here are a number of crafty, silly and gaming places I've found.( links ahead... )