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Entries from March 2005

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March 30th, 2005 · 1 Comment

She speaks of dreams and helps them happen…thanks to Liz Ditz who (in an email conversation following her comment on my Missing my instruction manual blog post) sent me tips and a helpful site where I learned how to put Abigail’s hair in a bun!

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Tags: family

Procrastinating

March 30th, 2005 · 3 Comments

Who me? Beth Grigg and Jeff Youngstrom have each posted on procrastination recently. Why do we procrastinate? I know I procrastinate when the task ahead seems too enormous or intense. I procrastinate when what I should be doing seems unpleasant. When I want to be creative and frivolous. Or when I feel too tired and [...]

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Tags: journal

No kiss review tonight

March 26th, 2005 · 1 Comment

Michael Hanscom earlier this week linked to Tony Pierce’s How to Blog, critiquing it point by point. It’s an interesting read, both Michael’s and Tony’s ideas. In point #22, Tony advised: when in doubt review something. theres not enough reviews on blogs. review a movie you just saw, a tv show, a cd, a kiss [...]

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Tags: marriage

The Outsider: why high school never ends

March 26th, 2005 · 12 Comments

Although my name has been mentioned (kindly) in the discussions on diversity and gender in blogs, I was reluctant to post my opinion. I hesitate because I often understand and experience both sides of an issue. I also would rather write and do what I can to promote others in an organic way than blog [...]

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Tags: blog

Song of the Azalea

March 26th, 2005 · 2 Comments

Joanne announced her book Song of the Azalea: Memoir of a Chinese Son by Kenneth Ore with Joann Yu now available for pre-order at Amazon.ca. In 1917, Ore’s mother was sold to a wealthy Chinese businessman by her opium-addicted father. Rather than becoming a concubine, she was educated as a doctor and assigned to the [...]

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Tags: books