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Friday, December 23, 2005

Tonstant Weader Fwowed Up

Reading these posts about people hitting their six year anniversary of blogging made me realize that today, December 23, marks six years since I started blogging too. My first blog, now defunct and created with Blogger, was about shortwave radio. A couple of months later, I started a blog about my search for my genealogy; that one's been dormant for a while, as I've been concentrating more on our (not quite so) new (any more) house, but I'll restart it at some point when I start researching again.

I don't have any startling insights about this, no great self-reflection about why I do this. I don't think I remember why I started at this point. And given how infrequent my posts have become, I don't think I can say I've gotten any better at it over the years. But I'm still doing it, for whatever reason. Maybe that counts for something.

Posted at 6:43 PM

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You too! Congratulations Ralph!

Even Dorothy Parker would say...well something cutting, but witty.

Posted by Shelley at 11:18 PM, December 23, 2005 [Link]

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"You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat."

- Albert Einstein, explaining radio


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