I totally missed my blogiversary. Two days ago, this here blog turned FOUR. Four whole years I’ve been writing in this here space. Holy crap, guys. Four years.
Via Mommy, PhD., I introduce the newest academic mom blogger: AcadeMama. And no, there’s no relation. 🙂
when half of my blogroll bloggers are making reports from the BlogHer conference in (San Jose?) California. Geeky Mom Dooce Suburban Bliss Fussy I read through the BlogHer reports each year with a combination of envy/longing and indignation. And while my indignation, to be sure, is borne completely out of the envy, I still give… Continue reading it’s that time of year again
What do you do when you accidentally blacklist one of your favorite people? First, you admit it to her that you’re the one who accidentally checked her off as spam. And then you quickly remove her from the list. And then you post about it before she does, so you’re (possibly) further redeemed in her… Continue reading blograce
I let the white space creep up again. Sorry. I am on a mini-hiatus right now. I’ll post when I can, but things are just too busy for me–all free moments are used prepping, grading, or reading for exams. Be back full-on in a few months.
Matt Kirschenbaum explains Why I Blog Under My Own Name (and a Modest Proposal) (via). The overall message: blogging can have great benefits if done properly. My fingers itched to put scare quotes around the word properly. But really, I’m not being disrespectful. Here’s what I’m chewing on. Properly, I think for MGK, means professionally.… Continue reading still at it
OK, a quick confession: I’m reading a book,Prep, by Curtis Sittenfeld. Just a small defense: only reading it in bed at night, when I would be worthless to read anything for exams. So, I’m reading this book, which I picked up at our library because I liked the cover and because Wally Lamb wrote a… Continue reading insight in strange places