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I Resolve to Go with my Passion

Okay… here’s my list of “as I think of it” New Year’s resolutions. In my earlier post about listing the accomplishments of the old year, I was impressed by Katrina’s 2005 resolution (see comments) to take herself seriously as an actor. She got an acting gig from an audition this year. Congrats! It struck me […]

Eric Drew: Easier to get over cancer than identity theft

The story of the lowest of the low, and the leukemia patient who got outta bed with a backpack of IV drips and meds, to track down his identity thief: The lowest scam [via Amy Alkon]

Tsunami anniversary journey journalism

You must—must— go to Evelyn Rodriguez at Crossroads Dispatches… she’s on a 2-month tour of Asia for the anniversary of the Tsunami. She arrived in Thailand on December 15th and has been talking to people and blogging her experiences.

Back from the Holidays Part One

Happy Christmas, Merry Hannukah, and a Blessed Solstice and all that Jazz. I gave myself a break from the Internets for the Holiday. Hope you wound down a bit and simplified things. I only missed the Internets at one moment. If I’d’ve brought along a book, I wouldn’t have missed the Internets at all. But […]

getting a jump on New Year’s Resolutions

January 1 comes at such an inconvenient time. There’s so much rush. Do this. Buy that. Make this. Pack that. And do it all before Christmas. etc. Then there’s that New Year’s Resolution thang. I’ve got a little monkey on my back about that. Monkey, he say, “Eee-eee-eee-eee! Hey, Susan, what were your resolutions for […]

knowing the grid

I’ve got a map in my head. While driving, I’m always calculating how to get there. Doc M, long a bicycle rider (and therefore in much better physical condition), is somewhere between jealous and admiring of my map-in-head. It’s sorta genetic; all my family has it. Anyway, I popped over to Heathervescent to see what […]