Small Blogs: The Art of the Personal Journal

I love to read different people's personal blogs (as evidenced by the 239 feeds in my "Personal Blogs" folder in Google Reader), and I think that the proliferation of electronic journaling is going to be a bonanza for future historians. I'm always fascinated by glimpses of other people's lives -- particularly from earlier generations -- and I'm obviously not the only one. ...more

Like old photos, diary entries are like portals to our collective past. I find them captivating ... more