Blogging

It Has Been a While…

Some people blog because they need to write. Some have no other creative outlet. Others do it as part of their life’s framework, as part of their daily work. I began doing it to force myself to write in a disciplined way. I had slipped from my everyday technical writing into more of a management…

A Sad Return

It has been a while since I posted anything. At first it was because I was on the drive to finish my book, which is finally behind me. But the absence also broke the habit I had cultivated and it has been hard to get back into even an intermittent posting groove. But that changed…

Blog Readability…

In case you wondered about this or any other blog’s readability, this link will tell you the level required to read the entered blog. I tested a few well known and personal interest blogs for fun. [HT Rebecca Writes who is Junior High School] Beyond the rim – High School William.Meisheid.com – Elementary School The…

Around The Online Ether…

I thought I might point out a few posts I have stumbled on and read recently. In a way this is my own private Carnival… Mad Minerva writes about how when Hugo Chavez put up a statue of Che Guevara, it was destroyed in two weeks. The irony is that the statue was made of…

More Butterflies And Tipping Points: Memes

Internet self-publishing (blogs and personal web sites) has introduced a genuine element of volatility into the cultural/political/civilization system we all share. This happens as memes (A unit of cultural information, such as a cultural practice or idea, that is transmitted verbally or by repeated action from one mind to another. From the Greek meaning to…

Respect: R E S P E C T

Being a reader, and now a reader of blogs, there are those in the blogosphere I have come to respect for their continued perseverance in the pursuit of excellence for the cause of God. One such writer is Jeremy Pierce, whose blog, Parableman, has been a place where hard questions are unashamedly broached and excellence…

Unforeseen Connections

As I slowly work myself back into my former daily regimen, recovering from almost five months of an insane work schedule, I questioned whether I wanted to restart my blogging efforts. After all, it takes a lot of time and energy, if done right, and since I am now working hard on finishing the first…