Hold The Phone

Last weekend I received an email notification to log into my Oregon benefits portal for a message. It was nothing: a notice that if I’d been the victim of electronic theft I could get said benefits replaced.

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Here Is My Brain, But Ten Years Ago

As I reported last month, I’ve been wading through decade-old tweets as part of helping out The Belmont Goats with social media during their anniversary year. This has one very interesting side effect.

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‘Normalize Being Whole Persons’

It seems like in the past six months much of the meta-blogging has been about anniversaries: so many people seem to be marking ten, fifteen, even twenty years of blogging. It seems this naturally leads to thinking about why.

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The Price Of Being Surplus

Calli McMurray for Spectrum reports the retraction of a paper on “the cost of autism” that for some pretty good reasons caused controversy and backlash two years ago when it was published.

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One, Two, Into The Amplifier

Not too far back in my current blogging incarnation, I added a blogroll page and divvied it up amongst blogs, newsletters, news sites, and blog directories.

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The Dividing Line

For awhile now I’ve had a disclaimer on posts older than ten years, something I instituted after seeing it elsewhere. There’s nothing magic about that number other than five years seeming too short and my lack of a continuous sense of self.

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Masking The Head Noise

Sara Hendren has a brief note on alcohol and its “slowing and clouding effect” but it’s a phrase she uses later on that made me want, briefly, to revisit something.

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