Remember When Facebook and Twitter Went Wonky?

You know, yesterday. My husband sent me a link to this article on Slashdot that tells the alleged story of what happened and why Twitter was down on and off most of the day and Facebook was acting like a buggy, crazed website from heck: “An anonymous reader writes “A Georgian blogger with accounts on […]

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Sometimes the news is more interesting than… the news

You know what I mean. The headlines – the media frenzy – the rumors and the backlash. Sometimes I’ll be scrolling through my RSS feed and read a headline and be like, “Oh this is gonna be good,” but then I read the article and it might as well be telling what the journalist had […]

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So Here’s What’s Up

Spring has sprung and life continues to change. For us it’s changing a lot. My husband’s company literally ran out of money, forcing them to “lay him off” – i.e. they had nothing to pay him with so he has no job. This happened last week. We’re doing okay. We’re job hunting, we filed for […]

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A Message From Our President

In the first of his new weekly addresses to the country, President Barack Obama discusses how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan will jump-start the economy. I found this at whitehouse.gov through their RSS feed which you can subscribe to here. Something else of interest is a list of all of President Obama’s executive orders […]

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Notable Quotes from President Obama’s Inaugural Address

First off, a video for anyone who missed his speech (it also shows him being sworn into office) or just wants to watch it again: This is just a collection of some of my favorite quotes from President Obama’s Inaugural Address today: “Forty-four Americans have now taken the presidential oath. The words have been spoken […]

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What Gives Me Hope: Thoughts On Today And Tomorrow

This morning I am filled with hope. I’m also feeling cautious. It’s hard not to in my household. I voted for President Obama, heart full of pride and admiration, knowing he was what I wanted for our country. My husband did not. My husband is not hopeful, but wary. I respect his opinions on this […]

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Aloha Friday: Playing Catch Up

It’s time for another Aloha Friday, the day that you take it easy and look forward to the weekend, in Hawaii and blog land anyway. As you should know by now, over at An Island Life, Kailani decided that on Fridays she would take it easy on posting and ask a simple question for you […]

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