rivercrow on April 23rd, 2007

The cycle of rebirth extends even to the electronic world. Forums rise from their own ashes, sometimes growing through their pains, sometimes repeating the pains. The staff may change, the faces change, the names change–or not. No matter. The cycle continues.

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rivercrow on April 23rd, 2007

She was not quite what you would call refined. She was not quite what you would call unrefined. She was the kind of person that keeps a parrot. –Mark Twain After you’ve lived with a parrot for a decade, this makes sense.

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rivercrow on April 23rd, 2007

I hate introducing myself. That’s my biggest gripe against social meetings, online and in person. I never know what to say. It’s easier just to get people to talk about themselves and chime in when there’s a lull. Or, I know what I want to say, but I know it will take too long.

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rivercrow on April 23rd, 2007

Realizing your own mortality is a life-changing event. For a long time you may burble happily along, vaguely aware that there’s a finite end someplace then–WHAM–you collide with the reality of the thing. How you respond to it depends on where you are with your life. I didn’t respond gracefully; I think I did a […]

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