Tag Archives: blogging

Degrees and Degrees and…Degrees

This post is part of SoCS challenge. I don’t usually respond to prompts and I haven’t ever participated in a weekly challenge of any sort. I saw this on Sandy’s Jar, a blog that I follow but I was just … Continue reading

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Influence Redux

I started this blog three years ago this month with a post on influence that was inspired by some questionable “analysis” of my Klout score. That post attracted one lonely ‘Like’ (Thanks Marc) and the entire month of July 2011 … Continue reading

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I started off with the reverent title “For This I Give Thanks” but as soon as I started typing, I knew where this post was actually heading. Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and it seems like a good thing … Continue reading

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What’s in a (domain) Name?

If you’re a happily married guy in his 50’s and you’re employed as an executive of a department called “Information Services,” the conversation below is not one you want to have with your Systems Administrator. Me: “I’m having a problem … Continue reading

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Confusing the Algorithms and Following You

Well over a month ago, this blog was featured on Freshly Pressed. That was an unexpected honor, and has led to many new followers. I am still trying to work my way through the emails I’ve received about those followers … Continue reading

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Which One of Us is Stupid

A few days ago, the receptionist at work came into my office to tell me that someone was on the phone for me. She quickly added that he said: “…he asked me to call him, but he isn’t picking up … Continue reading

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My Disclaimer

Within a few weeks of getting my driver’s license, I swerved to avoid rear-ending a car when the driver turned at the last minute. I was impressed with my newly ordained skill, as I had threaded my car between that … Continue reading

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