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Entries from January 2007

One World Everybody Eats: local version?

January 3rd, 2007 · 4 Comments

A recent article in Time magazine titled Where ‘Check Please’ Is Your Call introduced me to the One World Everybody Eats foundation. From their website: The One World Everybody Eats foundation is an outgrowth of One World Cafe in Salt Lake City, Utah. The cafe began with an epiphany by owner Denise Cerreta in mid [...]

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Announcing Guinea Pig TV (a videoblog)

January 1st, 2007 · 3 Comments

If the week between Christmas and New Year is a good time to announce a presidential campaign (by the way, my favorite post of Robert Scoble’s from his time with John Edwards is his Things I Learned and I noted this Time article too), then it’s a good enough time to announce our new family [...]

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The year in Flickr

January 1st, 2007 · 4 Comments

After I wrote our holiday letter I realized that I had a number of pictures in my Flickr account to accompany the summary of the year. So here are a few excerpts with the photos and explanations. I’ve also added at the end some pictures that I like from the year. The girls waited with [...]

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Immortality through Christmas music

January 1st, 2007 · No Comments

No I’m not talking about the composers of Silent Night, Away in a Manger or Jingle Bells, who are remembered each December through their creations. I’m talking about George Michael, Wham! and Last Christmas (wow, it has its own Wikipedia entry) which , in an ironic and oxymoronic sense, has never seemed to have a [...]

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Santa’s gift: when Christmas comes with loss

January 1st, 2007 · No Comments

After losing someone you love, December is difficult. I have a hard time explaining that my calendar is busy during the holiday season, not because of celebrations but because my family often takes time to remember my brother who passed away seven years ago. Death changes December. The culture is caught up in getting stuff [...]

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