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Entries from November 2004

Sack Circles and Doc Searls

November 28th, 2004 · 1 Comment

Thanks to Doc Searls, this summer I started reading Bernie DeKoven’s Funlog which is certainly a fun blog to read. Earlier this week I noticed his post on The Sack Circle and I couldn’t resist trying a few. I know I’ve written about my conviction for canvas sacks while shopping, but recently I’ve forgotten my [...]

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Making more headlines…(and talking about taboo topics?)

November 28th, 2004 · 3 Comments

Chris Holmes already discovered and posted about my two letters to the editor, one in each island paper this week… so I don’t have to! Thanks! I wrote a note to the editor of the Bainbridge Islander expressing my gratitude for the recent piece on local bloggers. And I wrote another letter to the Bainbridge [...]

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Life as a local celebrity (blogger)… and the expansion of the Puget Sound blogosphere

November 28th, 2004 · No Comments

In the two weeks since the story on local bloggers graced the front pages of the Sun and Bainbridge Islander, it’s been fun to receive others reactions. Friends and neighbors have commented to me. Sometimes people call me a “celebrity” or “famous” but I simply smile in return: funny joke! No strangers have yet approached [...]

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Whole American

November 28th, 2004 · No Comments

The other day in the van Abigail said: I’m half Chinese. I’m half German. I’m whole American. I had to correct her on one point. She’s a quarter German, not half. But I agree with everything else. Tweet

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Happy Holidays can be oxymoronic: thanksgiving in the rain

November 28th, 2004 · 1 Comment

“Happy Holidays” is oxymoronic. At least it seems that way to me many times. I know what happiness is. But I don’t often have it during the holidays. This week I’ve been wishing I could fast-foward to February. Then again, I wouldn’t want to miss our anniversary at the end of January. But I have [...]

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