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Entries from June 2005

Life After Gnomedex

June 23rd, 2005 · 2 Comments

You know when you start having nightmares about something that it must have slipped inside your subconscious. Last week I dreamed it was time for me to talk at Gnomedex but I had lost my paper notes and didn’t have my slides either. Those who have seen my talk know it is dependent on the [...]

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Family dinner

June 23rd, 2005 · No Comments

Recently I’ve read some wonderful posts, scribbling notes to myself, hoping I’ll have time to publish links later. Maureen’s description of her family dinners was one I treasured. In this piece she tells what happens at Sundays in their home, and wonders what it will be like after her parents, Mike and Carol Gormley, are [...]

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Glimpses of summer fun

June 23rd, 2005 · No Comments

lavender harvested to dry in a paper bag papier mache hippo, prior to painting tiger lilies blooming in the yard

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Other people’s words

June 23rd, 2005 · No Comments

The other day, as I was considering which shoes to wear on stage this weekend and how I walk in them, words someone else had said to me years ago returned to my mind. In elementary school, I received an award in a competition. I was not expecting the large red ribbon or any ribbon [...]

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Does this new etiquette still include “Thank You”?

June 23rd, 2005 · 6 Comments

Ben Hammersley’s slides from reboot on Etiquette and the singularity resounded with me. I need a new etiquette. Thank you Ben! [I'm just listening to the audio as I polish this draft.] David Weinberger’s post No, I’m not keeping up with your blog had the same effect when I read it earlier this week. In [...]

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