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Adulation defined: U2′s Seattle Vertigo tour April 25, 2005

April 26th, 2005 · 4 Comments

(this is a bit long but I’m going to post these notes now for their timeliness…I may return to edit later…) Last night a friend and I went to see U2 at Seattle’s Key Arena. I’d been looking forward to this concert for a while. It was fun to get out and get together with [...]

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The Upside of Anger

April 22nd, 2005 · 3 Comments

[written April 11] Through the month, I’ve started to explore anger within my life, seeing the result of rage in new angles and aspects. Coincidentally, a friend asked me if I’d like to go see The Upside of Anger with her on Saturday night [April 9]. For weeks we’d been trying to get out to [...]

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Without words: the power of photo stories

March 18th, 2005 · 2 Comments

Last month, Robert Scoble commented on a post and encouraged me to share my Northern Voice slides using PhotoStory. I’d never considered creating a photo story until I read his comment. Since his suggestion, I’ve started planning a couple potential pieces and researching software. I can’t use PhotoStory itself because my machine doesn’t run XP. [...]

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No Do-Si-Dos for my daughters: thoughts on the ubiquitous Girl Scout cookie boxes

March 17th, 2005 · 2 Comments

Girl Scout cookies appear everywhere this time of year, as ubiquitous as the narcissus now blooming. Sometimes it seems that every girl in my community is eager to sell me Tagalongs or Do-Si-Dos. Whenever I enter the grocery store I am greeted by girls wearing sashes of badges asking me to buy a box. I [...]

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The intoxicating mid-life transformation of Malcolm Gladwell

March 13th, 2005 · No Comments

Monday night I wasn’t able to attend Malcolm Gladwell’s reading at Eagle Harbor Bookstore on Bainbridge Island, but Chris Holmes provided a number of posts and pictures for others to enjoy. My apologies for my delay: Chris posted his reports that same night. I had heard beforehand that it might be crowded . Malcolm Gladwell [...]

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