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National Poetry Month

It’s the U.S. National Poetry Month (I think the U.K. has it in October?). I always have great intentions, and I always end up writing a post in late April that begins “I always have great intentions….” I haven’t come … Continue reading

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Checklist

You’d think that importing the entries to WordPress was enough, but there’s still more to be done: 1. Most of my images that appeared in LJ posts were linked from my Flickr account. But a few weren’t, and were hosted … Continue reading

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Probably the next-to-last LJ post to be here in WP

Users are fleeing LiveJournal over Russian owners’ possible anti-LGBTQ terms (Daily Dot, 6 Apr 2017) After Moving Servers to Russia, LiveJournal Bans ‘Political Solicitation’ (Global Voices, 4 Apr 2017) Also worth noting: The English-language version of the new Terms of … Continue reading

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Beginning of the end, or a new era, one of the two

I just discovered that LiveJournal has updated its terms of service. It’s a little confusing, since there is still an American operation that handles something (I couldn’t quite grasp what), but the new TOS specifically states that it aligns with … Continue reading

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Dust clearing

Earlier this month, or more like late in December, there was a kerfuffle over LJ’s data servers being moved from the U.S. to Russia, where the parent company is located. There are many business reasons why consolidating operations may be … Continue reading

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So many books, so little time

I had a good time today spending money. I had my annual trip to the office supply store, getting new pens and a notepad and, finally, an accordion file for my receipts, which I couldn’t find last year. I get … Continue reading

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A note from your correspondent

Apologies to anyone who has been reading this poor apparently neglected blog. I’ve been continuing to post at songdogmi.livejournal.com and now I’m trying to get those entries copied over to here. But there have been some Issues with that, and I’m … Continue reading

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