Category Archives: metablog

comment here


Under the advice of many, I upgraded WordPress.  I really only did it to get this comment spam issue under control. Even with my new system of asking my users who want to comment to set up accounts, I still had spam out the whaazoo. See, apparently spammers are people too […]

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new comment policy


Comment spam is taking over my blog. You don’t see it because I have comments moderated. But when I log in to my blog & I have more than 8,000 comments waiting to be moderated — of which only ONE (yes, one) is a real comment — well, we have […]

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welcome to 2.0


After a 10-month blog pause, I’m back to blogging – better than ever in this new location! So. My old URL was indeed taken over by a spam blog. Funny how that happens. But this is me – a new look (to be improved even further),  new software, new URL, new topics, […]

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/unannounced blog pause


Even though this is a metablog, I try to avoid metaposting as much as possible. But after getting a frantic e-mail from a friend of mine asking if I was still alive because my blog hadn’t been updated since November, I should probably explain myself. I’m thrilled to announce that […]

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you asked for a hurricane blog


So now you get it. I’m in Baton Rouge, La., & watching the hurricane warnings swirl around me (no pun intended). Since Dave Winer & others seem to be interested in people blogging the event from a local perspective I decided to start up a new blog & post as […]

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hurricane blog


For more than a week I have been blogging Hurricane Katrina. The blog has been linked to by many other blogs & received a fair amount of media coverage – including articles in the New York Times & USA Today. The best attempt I could do to sum up my […]

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meta-post


Every day when I wake up, I do the same thing. Check my e-mail, check the blog feeds I subscribe to. I continue this frequently throughout the day & it is always the last thing I do before I go to bed. This morning as I checked my feeds, I […]

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