We are celebrating five years of BlogHer (and have you contributed to #blogher5 yet?) As one of the original contributing editors, I've been writing here since January, 2006. In a reflective mood, I read back through the four years of posts and found repeated themes, favorite posts, and much to remember:
Do you think your organization, or cause should be represented at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland? Make your pitch in a YouTube video by January 4, 2010.According to the Official YouTube blog post, One Week to Make Your Pitch to Attend Davos!:...more
It's days before Christmas, a major snow storm has hit the US Eastern coast, H1N1 is still ravaging its way around the world. For a number of reason families are spending time at home with all this pre-season excitement and anticipation about to explode a firecracker. What to do to make this year memorable and control some that pre-holiday energy? How about making a few home made ornaments to hang on your tree -or to decorate packages as unique gift tags?
"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood"--Article 1 of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights...more
A son asked his father, ‘Dad, will you take part in a marathon with me?’The father who, despite having a heart condition said ‘yes.’ They went on to complete the marathon together.
Father and son went on to join other marathons, the father always saying ‘yes’ to his son’s request of going through the race together.
One day, the son asked his father, ‘Dad, let’s join the Ironman together.’ To which, his father said ‘yes’ too.
An exciting online event is coming up focusing on the economy, healthcare, social networking, and a host of other important topics to everyone—but especially for entrepreneurs and small business owners!
One of my many favorite things about my new iPhone (wahoo!) is that it's easy to watch my YouTube subscriptions. Whenever I need a little pick me up, I watch videos of the new kitties who are ready for adoption through a local organization, Maine Coon Adoptions, where we got our first cat.
The directions read: knit into the front and back of the next stitch. Say wha???
It was evening. Late enough that I didn't want to call one of my knitting friends and hope to get directions over the phone. I wouldn't be seeing any of them for almost a week. But I was into the pattern and wanted to continue working. I did the only reasonable: went to YouTube and searched for a video to help me.
Crazy Aunt Purl came to my rescue with this quick little number