April 13, 2006

What does it say...

that none of my contemporaries all over the internet pointed me to William Safire's interview of Jesse Sheidlower, wherein the origin of the words "weblog" and "blog" are discussed, and that it took an email from my dad to alert me to it.

Click that link, and head to 36:40. [UPDATE: It seems that they allow access to the full show only on the day following broadcast. You can now only see a three minute preview of the show, or pay $0.99 for the full show.]

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Milo Foundation and the Bloggerati

Stacy volunteers for the Milo Foundation, a Bay Area animal rescue group. We have fostered dogs for them, and when we can't do that, Stacy helps maintain the photos and copy for the animals.

Just a few minutes ago, we had this exchange via iChat (yes, we iChat to each other even though we're in the same house):


(I've known Ben and Mena for a while now... In fact, I worked with Ben a bit on some Adaptive Path stuff before 6 Apart took apart.)

A few days ago, Mena shared a photo of Maddy.

I hope Milo can find a way to use this adoption to help spread the word: Don't Buy, Don't Breed, Adopt!

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