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Untimely

No, not a demise, just my writing schedule is untimely. Sorry for the long silence. I’ve had a difficult time trying to convince myself to write, given the current status of things. I’d wake up in the morning, look at … Continue reading

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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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