October 7, 2016
Is This Thing On? To borrow quote from Pink Floyd, “Hello? Is there anybody in there?” Does anybody still read this blog? It’s been 13 years since I started it, and launched a career I’d never even imagined possible. Now, … Continue reading
October 7, 2013
For the past few days, I’ve had the nagging feeling that I’d forgotten something, or that some important date had come and gone without my realizing it. Then it dawned on me. As of this past Thursday, I’ve been blogging … Continue reading
June 19, 2013
Comments Off on Mistakes Will Be Made
It’s one of those days. Again.
April 23, 2013
Comments Off on Finally, Fever: A Replacement for Google Reader
I’ve written a couple of posts about the impending demise of Google Reader, and my search for a new reader. Well, after a few false starts, I think the search is finally over. I’ve settled on a replacement for Google … Continue reading
March 25, 2013
Comments Off on Pwned By Google & Looking For A New Reader
Like a lot of people, last weeks news that Google is “retiring” Reader as of July 1st left me reeling. Then it sent me scrambling. Now, a mild sense of panic is starting to set in. So, what do I do … Continue reading
March 21, 2013
“If you want to stop rape, start with men.” Those were the words the tumbled out of my mouth while discussing with coworkers the recent verdicts in the Steubenville rape case, and the deplorable responses from media outlets like CNN … Continue reading
May 1, 2012
Comments Off on Dim Prospects for Progressive Media?
The American Prospect magazine is in trouble. Real trouble. I’ve responded to their SOS, but my small donation won’t be nearly enough to save the Prospect. Unless a lot more progressives invest in keeping it around, one of the best … Continue reading
March 9, 2012
Comments Off on In The Tank
I’ve gotten used to it, over the years — that look people get just before their eyes glaze over and their polite smile freezes in place, as I begin to answer the ubiquitous Washington DC question that everyone asks everyone … Continue reading
October 27, 2011
Comments Off on The Long and Short of It. Again.
I’ve decided I’m not going to write anything today. That isn’t to say that I’m not going to post today. I’m posting this now, aren’t I. If I find something someone else has written that I can blockquote and wrap … Continue reading
October 25, 2011
Comments Off on Third Party Blues
This is why I hate using third party sites to post media like video playlists and slideshows on my blog. They disappear, and sometimes take the content with them. Case in point: two sites I’ve used to post image slideshows … Continue reading
September 6, 2011
Comments Off on Are Reports of Blogging’s Demise Exaggerated?
Here we go again. Every time I hear news of the "death" of one medium or another, I take it with an entire box of Morton’s. But for the latest report on the death of blogging, I may need stock … Continue reading
May 17, 2011
Comments Off on Top 25 LGBT Parent Blogs
I’ve been so busy with work and family that I’ve fallen behind on my email. I didn’t know I was in the running, but apparently this blog has been voted one of Circle of Moms Top 25 LGBT Parent Blogs. … Continue reading
March 22, 2011
Comments Off on Top 25 Daddy Blogs
I don’t remember the last time I was nominated for a blogging award (check the sidebar), or included in a list of "top" bloggers in any category. So I was a bit surprised to learn that this blog has been … Continue reading
August 9, 2010
Comments Off on No Real Blogging Today
I won’t be blogging much today. Actually, probably not at all. I’m busy with work this afternoon, and I’ll be busy with the boys this evening. Speaking of the boys, I realize I have posted any pictures for a while.
July 21, 2010
Right now, there are about three or four things, news items and such, that I’d like to write about. Some I’ve wanted to write about for more than week. In the meantime, I’ve actually had to read what everyone else … Continue reading
July 19, 2010
Comments Off on I Write Like…
I write likeP. G. Wodehouse I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. Analyze your writing! Apparently, according to this website.
June 7, 2010
Comments Off on Whither The Amateur Blogosphere?
I’ve never considered myself a “professional blogger.” That’s mainly because I’ve never come close to making my living off my humble blog. So, I’m light years away from being in the same set as those who have, like Markos and … Continue reading
April 30, 2010
Well, maybe. But not until President Palin’s second term. Via Jill at Femeniste and Jezebel’s Anna North comes this bit of insight from Harvard Law School 3L Stephanie Grace, who felt the need to clarify her statements after a dinner … Continue reading
March 4, 2010
Comments Off on R.I.P., Jon Swift
Via Skippy comes the sad news of the passing of blogger Al Weisel, a/k/a Jon Swift. this is the saddest news we have had to report in a long, long time. the blogger who was known as jon swift has … Continue reading
November 13, 2009
Comments Off on Conservatives’ Race to Oblivion, Pt. 2 of 3
Michelle Bachman’s “Superbowl of Freedom” (or “Bachmannalia”) was not the first protest with such attention grabbing signage, but merely the latest. September saw Glenn Beck’s 9/12 marchers descent upon Washington. Again, they brought their message-bearing signs and posters. And their … Continue reading