Kana's Chronicles

Life in Kana-text (er… CONtext)

We climbed my favorite lighthouse today, the one that’s tattooed on my arm with my daughter’s name (which means “shining light”)… The headland was shrouded with fog, the lighthouse a barely-visible landmark as we pulled up on the motorcycle, and the wind whipping so hard we were grateful for the wind-proof construction of bike jackets!  …

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Marital communication is one of those things that grows stronger with time and practice, and Jon & I have been at it for not quite a year…  Still, one of our stranger strengths is evident at toothbrushing-time…. Our electric toothbrushes run for two timed minutes, during which time we can’t speak without spraying toothpaste-lather, but we manage …

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This is my second installment of playing with researching social networking websites and sharing the “field notes.” After my first installment (Expedition Journal #1: Prospecting on Pinterest), a couple folks posed the eminently reasonable question of why we go looking for more things to fill our time (and Inbox) when we’re already bombarded by so much …

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Blogging isn’t intended to be a numbers-game, but most of us would be lying if we said we didn’t note our own numbers. (See “Confessions of a Statistics Slut” for proof of my own profligacy in this regard…)  A blogging-friend asked the other day about growing a readership on WordPress, so here’s what I have …

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Originally posted on Kathryn M. McCullough:
God knows where she got the idea. It could have been a case of matrimonial dementia.  Maybe a madness triggered by long hours of high-stakes toddler-tending and potty training. Whatever its origin, it proved to be an episode of insanity whose symptoms included both bloggerly excess and bridal distress. It took the form of something my friend Tori…

Last week I reviewed the book Assignment: Nepal by J.A. Squires, and mentioned that I hoped sometime to read an interview about the combined writing process of these two authors, collaborating under the Squires pen name.  And then it occurred to me that perhaps I shouldn’t wait around for someone else to ask those questions, …

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