Searching (and Finding)

It seems there’s a trend going around where people analyze and comment on the search terms which led inquiring minds to their blog. So I opened up my dashboard one morning and found, suprisingly, exactly what I’ve been looking for (and hopefully they found it too). Search Engine Terms That is, the keywords or phrases people typed in and clicked through to my blog. An … Continue reading Searching (and Finding)

Recap: Blogging for LGBT Families 2011

For the past few days I’ve been making my way through the interminable list at of all the posts and bloggers that contributed to the Blogging for LGBT families event. I submitted my post at the very last minute, and I’m very glad I did. There were gay families talking about their kids, and about their past or planned wedding (legal and illegal). There … Continue reading Recap: Blogging for LGBT Families 2011

Translating Hate: Questions

A few days ago I saw that someone had linked to my blog, and went over to see what it was all about. I was thoroughly disappointed to see that the person who had linked to my posts, twice, was less than positive – they were downright hateful. After my initial upset calmed down, I opted against engaging in a flamebait war by arguing against … Continue reading Translating Hate: Questions

I Don’t Spellcheck

I know I’ve said I’m a stickler for spellchecking, but I don’t spellcheck my blog posts. I’ve been perusing through the recently posted ones, and I saw a few grammar mistakes, some trailing commas and capital letters, and some serious misspellings. I proofread what I write once or twice, but I don’t spellcheck. Why? There are several stages to the writing process (for me at … Continue reading I Don’t Spellcheck