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Cryptic Blog Post Titles

Coming up with titles for blog posts is the hardest part of the writing process, I find. I use bits of song lyric, hazily-remembered quotations from books and poems, and, if all else fails, simple descriptions of the contents of … Continue reading

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Day Two: On Being Found

I put up my first post of the new year last night and received a few emails notifying me that other people with WordPress blogs had liked the post or decided to follow the blog. This is flattering and a … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2014

It’s been a long time between drinks here on the blog. Last year ran away with for a whole host of reasons and I hardly posted at all. Now that I’ve made it to the quieter shores of the post-holiday … Continue reading

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All or Nothing

I’ve fallen out of the blogging habit. When I had committed to doing it every day, I just did it, and was on the lookout for ideas all the time. And, I didn’t have much trouble coming up with things … Continue reading

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Interpreting the Data

Blogs and Facebook and other social media give you a chance to snoop around in other people’s lives (and allows other people to observe you) in a way that just wasn’t possible before. If you’re hanging out on line, you’re … Continue reading

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Mid-Winter

I’m having a mid-winter blogging lull. Because the weather sucks, we’ve all been sick, nothing in particular is happening right now, and my brain’s thinking wistfully of warmer, sunnier climes. And most of all, because I’m trying hard to cut … Continue reading

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What’s It All About?

What do you want to accomplish with your blog? What do you want to accomplish with your blog? What is it for? Bonus: Many blogs I see never explain to readers what the goal for the blog is, which makes … Continue reading

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