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Entries from November 2005

Blogging feverishly

November 27th, 2005 · No Comments

This title is a misnomer on two accounts. First, evidence proves that I have not been blogging feverishly, in the sense of rapidly producing posts. Second, I don’t have a fever. But I am sick. I’ve caught a cold and I’m trying to get rid of it. Perhaps it happened as a result of preparing [...]

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Swimming in fears

November 14th, 2005 · 2 Comments

I worry. I worry about my kids. I suppose this is a mother’s territory, this enormous ocean of concerns, these waters that threaten to overwhelm me with responsibility and depth. I remember holding the tiny babies in my arms and wondering if they would learn to walk. The journey from helpless infant, able only to [...]

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Culture of fear, culture of safety, culture of control, culture of faith

November 14th, 2005 · 1 Comment

danah boyd published a passionate and profound piece growing up in a culture of fear: from Columbine to banning of MySpace The day she posted it, Ted and I had friends staying at our home. I started mentioning danah’s ideas to Ted, asking if he had read her post yet, and it turned into a [...]

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Frighteningly late: jack o’lanterns at last

November 14th, 2005 · 3 Comments

For the record, I’m posting our jack o’lantern pictures from our busy Halloween weekend. The kids chose the designs and I carved them: Elisabeth’s Michaela’s Abigail’s The girls dressed up as princesses. My favorite trick-or-treater costume? A friend who came as Valerie Plame…Scary, indeed!

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What you post may be used against you

November 14th, 2005 · No Comments

The communities of the blogosphere are infinite, so it seems, and recently I discovered a sector that was new to me: crime blogs. In September a Seattle Times article quoted The Dark Side, as a blog which contained quotes from the blog of a suspect in a local murder. Since then I’ve been reading Steven [...]

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