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• Censorship is ugly, but still not the ugliest bird in the sky. Happily, this has never been necessary.

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caveat :: pam

Here’s what I don’t get about the unadjudicated internet photo meme offers that seem to come thick and fast to the unwary blogger’s in-basket: why aren’t people more concerned that the photos they submit may be stolen for use in, oh I don’t know, some Korean breakfast drink ad?

    TAGS:  blogging, caveat, memes


Watching the sky turn pink, starless, in my city where you slept once while I cried beside you silent.

    TAGS:  poetry, blogging


My blog doesn’t understand me.

    TAGS:  blogging


two much fun :: pam

Posting a scrine sentence at 10:10, I exercise my formidable multi-blogging abilities.

    TAGS:  blogging


If you could add a category to the BoB Awards that your blog would be sure to win, what would it be?

    TAGS:  blogging


I’ve played out this conversation so many times; breaking the news of my harmless little habit to oldman, but never without it ending in some emotional grenade thorwing showdown that I just don’t have the stomache for—forgive me, friends, for not wanting to share you with him.

    TAGS:  blogging, secret lives


a resignation. :: goliard

it’s the process that gets me high and the product that makes me cringe: like the pie that turned watery, the bread that went flat, the mashed potatoes that stayed lumpy; i prefer to walk in the present, free and easy, without dragging the little red wagon of the past behind me- which is why i’m done blogging, (i know, i’ve said it before, but this time it aches so much that even i know it’s true) though, until Keith stops serving me drinks and tells me I have to go home- I’ll never finish scrining.

    TAGS:  camaraderie, blogging, resignation


Bob LOL :: pam

The office jest of calling Bob’s journal an “analog blog” was mercifully short-lived, but served to warn him that the others might be sneaking peeks.

    TAGS:  Bob, blogging, journals, peeking


A message to Jo :: 'mouse

Typepad sucks toejam—my comments failed three times this morning so fuck it, I quit!

    TAGS:  blogging, toe jam


Pathetic :: pam

I actually got a high today off of starting a brand-new blog.

    TAGS:  blogging, pathetic, high


Blog bigamist :: pam

I have two blogs, but neither knows the other exists; it’s a little like being a bigamist but you spend a lot less time on the road.

    TAGS:  blogging, bigamy


Scrine.com is not a group blog where members post single sentences; members are not snarky lit-minded geeks of questionable repute; and no mention of ducks of any variety is ever made.

    TAGS:  ducks, scrine idiosyncrasies, duck - the bird, blogging, no ducks here


Though Step Four clearly stated that she’d have to make a list of all persons she had harmed, Muriel was disappointed to learn she would not be allowed to blog it.

    TAGS:  Muriel, blogging, support groups, Internet Anonymous


“My blog is world-famous,” boasted Muriel, “if you count the woman in Britain, the guy in Holland, the guy in Tokyo, the two folks in Australia ...”

    TAGS:  Muriel, blogging, fame, quality not quantity


“If you can stand being openly mocked on a website owned by somebody in Tennessee,” he said, “and see your essay subsequently read and laughed at by people all over the world, have the whole thing remarked upon by your own friends over lunch, and yet find within yourself the strength to post another essay the next day, you may have what it takes to be a blogger.”

    TAGS:  blogging, Fender - the character


Blogs are to literacy what (fill in the blank) is to (fill in the blank)

    TAGS:  blogging, blogs, literacy


Media ga-ga :: pam

It was a thought too long to post on Twitter, too short to post on his blog, not public enough for Facebook, not pedantic enough for the listserv and not artsy enough for Plurk, which is why Ken finally just picked up the phone.

    TAGS:  blogging, Facebook, web 2.0, Twitter - the service, listserv, Plurk, modern day dilemmas


The metallic bird, it mocks me… because really, how long does it take to write a sentence?!

    TAGS:  blogging


Influences :: pam

Anything that motivates you to blog is a good influence, except for Jar-Jar Binks and the Gosselin family.

    TAGS:  blogging, reality TV, Goselin, Star Wars


“Farting In My Cubicle:” all the embarrassing moments from work people send in in 250 words or less.

    TAGS:  blogging, cubicles, farting


Facebook must die! :: 'mouse

Every time I check Pam’s or Bakerina’s or Bunni’s or even JB’s blog and there’s nothing new, my hate for Facebook grows.

    TAGS:  blogging, Facebook


On Tenterhooks :: OhNo789

Stretch me out, I’m malleable, and attached to the implements of change.

    TAGS:  change, blogging, cloth, tenterhooks


 

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