October 2010

An end-of-weekly roundup collecting fffffive of the fffffantabulous things I find stumbling around the web during the week here, but which I post on one of the many other Internet outlets I stop by (or tweet at) during my travels. More about the genesis here. This manifesto on tolerance from Episcopal Bishop John Shelby Sprong […]

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Do not wish away time or fat or fear or change or any other enemy. If you face them, those thieves of what you thought you wanted will show you to your heart’s true love. If you hide, in the dark in a bottle in a bag of Doritos in the glow of a screen […]

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I have been on an unsubscribing kick lately. And I’m not the only one. People who track and parse the trends of social media (which is currently being transitioned into “the new media” and which will, soon enough, become just “media”) have been saying this for a long time: attention is the new currency. In […]

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Oct 25, 2010 7

Something for nothing

I spent the weekend with friends, away from home. A short trip this time, both because circumstances dictated it could not be longer and because I have finally started to get a sense of what I need, how much of it, and when. This, alone, is a miracle of sorts. Not that I haven’t actively […]

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Oct 22, 2010 Comments Off

Frrrrriday Rrrrround-up! #23

An end-of-weekly roundup collecting fffffive of the fffffantabulous things I find stumbling around the web during the week here, but which I post on one of the many other Internet outlets I stop by (or tweet at) during my travels. More about the genesis here. I’d actually sampled that magic pickle thing that makes everything […]

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I waited for weeks for that odometer to roll over: the first 50,000 miles I’d put on a car ever. First EVER. Not the extra fifty I helped put on the family car or the twenty/ten/five that got me to fifty on all of those   other cars, 50,000 miles, from zero to five-oh (save the few […]

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I’ve been a bit wobbly, finding my land legs again. Or maybe my regular-usual legs are my sea legs. Maybe I’m usually adrift, out voyaging in an inward fashion, and the concrete trips here and there, the actual vagabonding, are my trips ashore, where I land hard, and, finding the land hard, can hardly walk. […]

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There’s a clutter-reducing trick many people advocate for dealing with the really stubborn, clingy stuff. You take a box, fill it with the Questionable Clutter, and mark it with a date. Then, over the next weeks or months, if you find yourself truly in need of one of the items, you go back to the […]

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Oct 15, 2010 Comments Off

Frrrrriday Rrrrroundup! #22

An end-of-weekly roundup collecting fffffive of the fffffantabulous things I find stumbling around the web during the week, which I’ve previously posted on one of the many other Internet outlets I stop by (or tweet at) during my travels. More about the genesis here. Bunnies. In cups. Yes, really. [Facebook-ed, via getwelltash] I’d been thinking […]

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A mostly monthly but forever occasional round-up of what I’ve been up to and what I plan to be. For full credits and details, see this entry. Colleen of the future (places I’ll be) October L.A. Biznik Mixer at Jerry’s Famous [Los Angeles], Finally, I’m ba-a-a-ck from all my travels, and ready to rock some networking, […]

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