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Entries from April 2005

Alas, poor Yorick…the gorilla

April 30th, 2005 · No Comments

I imagined this skull at the zoo outside the gorilla cage was a prop for a Shakespearean play, awaiting the performance of a simian Hamlet. Tweet

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BlogHer Conference ’05: what fun!

April 30th, 2005 · 4 Comments

The BlogHer Conference ’05 was officially announced for July 30 in Santa Clara, CA on blogher.org earlier this month. BlogHer Conference ’05 will provide an open, inclusive forum to: 1. Discuss the role of women within the larger blog community 2. Examine the developing (and debatable) code of blogging ethics 3. Discover how blogging is [...]

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I needed to read this

April 29th, 2005 · 2 Comments

No, diapering does not make you ditzy. Motherhood, argues a new book, makes you smarter After a rough week, I was happy to find [via Ghost Word], a Time magazine interview with Katherine Ellison, author of The Mommy Brain: How Motherhood Makes Us Smarter: My argument is that there are many surprising and fundamental ways [...]

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Living in the moment

April 29th, 2005 · No Comments

When the camera arrived, a few weeks ago, I ran down the street the following morning to record the dogwood blossoms. These native flowering trees are one of my favorite signs of Northwest spring. But the blooms are already fading and flopping, brown around the edges of the petals, no longer fresh and white. After [...]

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“Highest penetration of DSL in the United States”

April 29th, 2005 · No Comments

According to Cathy Nickum of Bainbridge Buzz, quoting an account manager at Qwest, that title belongs to our little island with 44% of us on-line with DSL. I suspect this statistic reflects the nature of our community: the combination of living in a technology-rich region as well as the desire to work from home and [...]

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