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Map Envy

To never stop and ask directions–even when you are lost: it is everyman’s dream. For Gary Boyd, the dream has come true in the form of a laptop, Delorme maps software and GPS. And yesterday, the ultimate test: finding Fred.…

Pagii: Ready for Prime Time

I jumped the gun a few weeks back in my attempt to show you all three sets of notecards by way of an attractive webpage creation site called Pagii. What I didn’t know then was that you couldn’t view the…

Bookish

DEF: Of or related to books; pedantic and dull. It is the former meaning I use here this morning on the eve of a very busy bookish set of events I’ve been anticipating for some time. As of the end…

Threads of Connection: Blog Friends

Ruminations about one’s personal blogging future may create a kind of bow-wave resonance among those connected to it, casting out harmonics unheard by those who found your website only once or twice and by chance. After five years, there have…

Having Almost Arrived

I feel like my ship has finally made landfall, though there is still a lot of housekeeping to set up on this empty island I’ve found with WordPress. But I think I can stay here for the long term. Let…

Slow Road Home: The Audio Version?

This week, after expecting it for six months, I received a CD of Slow Road Home in mp3 format. More than six hours of reading was recorded over some seven sessions at WVTF last September for the Radio Readers program…

What Matters to You Most as a Blogger?

I’ll follow Darren Rowse’s lead over at Pro-blogger, and start with a couple of his “most importants” that I share. USEFUL CONTENT: The exchange of useful tools, websites and of specific technical help was crucial in 2002 when I started…

Why I Want an iPod: End of message

I’ve tried to convince myself that when my “egg money” built to a certain level, I’d look at getting an iPod. Why? Because radio reception is crummy between the house and work (though sometimes the static only enhances the mood…

A Five Year Blog Retrospective

This was too much to post as a comment over on Nameless Creek as a followup to a recent “allegory about blogging“, and perhaps a topic with which other bloggers might identify. Thanks Gary, Andy and others for your thoughts…

Farmer’s Tale

I woke up this morning thinking perhaps the wife in this little allegory from Fragment’s ancient history was right. When we expose our greatest hopes and precious things to strangers, we may be thought a fool. But the ordinary treasures…

Fragments Births Second Blog!

Overflow, I guess you could call it. Turns out, there’s more junk than will fit in the closet of Fragments from Floyd.Actually, had I not needed to experiment with “new blogger” to help a friend set up his blog over…