BlogHer '10: You Never Know Unless You Try

Several years ago, my local TV station had a blogging competition. The idea was to compete to earn a spot blogging at the first NH presidential primary debate in June of '07.  I assumed that I'd be one in a sea of participants, but as it turned out, I wasn't. There were 15 slots, if memory serves me correctly, and perhaps 24 bloggers, including myself. And I earned a spot--I got to attend both the Republican and Democrat debates and live-blog. What a thrill!...more

I look forward to meeting you too!



Feeding your Mind: Tips to Help the Information Junkie Organize and Prioritize Online News Sources

A note about Wednesday Tips and Websites:  On each Wednesday I will be posting a website or two and some tips that pertain to the Monday post.  Since this week is the blog launch and there is no legal topic presented, I decided to make my Wednesday post about blogs. ...more

Celebrating National Women's History Month

March 1 marks the start of National Women's History Month, and AAUW has strong ties to this annual celebration of women history makers. AAUW is an established historic organization that has helped — and continues to help — women make history.With that in mind, AAUW is excited to partner with the National Women's History Project in its 30th anniversary year, which has the theme "Writing Women Back into History." There will be many ways for AAUW members and supporters to get involved this year, and AAUW's Women's History Month celebrations will include the following: A Flickr stream of photos If you have photos of a Women's History Month event to share, please upload them to AAUW's Flickr stream by e-mailing the photos to mess90zap [at]*. Please be sure to include a short caption for each photo in the subject line or in the text of your e-mail message and indicate that the photos are for National Women’s History Month. Women's History Month-related photos will be available for viewing directly on the Flickr account. A YouTube video campaign AAUW staff members will be filming short videos about women they are honoring during Women's History Month that will be uploaded to AAUW's YouTube channel. If you would like to share a Women's History Month-related video that you’ve made, just upload it to your own account and send in the link via e-mail. We will collect videos from AAUW branches and members and online supporters and share them through the blog and/or Facebook. ...more



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Because I Love Blogging

This is a copy of an essay that I posted on my blog after reading LoraleeChoate's post on being a new blogger and struggling with traffic and comments:...more

I guess that I should have updated this post a while back, but I will do that now. Disabling ...more

My life is funnier when I'm depressed

So I'm new, obviously...I have my personal blog and I'm waiting for it to be listed with BlogHer, but in the meantime, here I am. My blog,, started as a way for me to reach out to other women with depression, but has evolved into a sort of journal of my personal story about living with the disorder....more

What Women Do with Twitter

What are we doing with Twitter? And what are we saying about Twitter? Twitter's big, but what does big mean to your everyday online life? ...more

I haven't been on Twitter for long but I do retweet sometimes - mainly if I think it's funny ...more

The life of a boring blogger

I am a boring blogger, I have no teen angst, family drama or anything newsworthy going on in my life. Being lesbian isn't dramatic, just domestic with my spouse and our pets. Being a Witch isn't dramatic because no, I am not Samantha Stevens or from Charmed or any of those other Hollyweird shows. I do not kill live anything for sacrifices (ew) nor do I worship Satan (Can't worship what you don't believe in) but I do have a fondness for Santa. ...more