Keith O'Connor's Blog – December 2010 Archive (3)

Do you cross-post here and at your public blog?

For those who blog outside of Atheist Nexus, do you cross-post here? I find myself pretty blogged out by the end of the day. I'm a fiction writer and I write my books during the day and in the evening I think about plots and do some light blogging for my public blog. By the time I get here, I'm pooped out.

So I wonder if you guys who have a public blog post something there and then cross-post it here. I guess I could do that but I already cross-post to a no-graphics blog for dial-up…

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Added by Keith O'Connor on December 15, 2010 at 12:53pm — 3 Comments

Good influences

Recently I wrote a post on my public blog about my Aunt Eleanor, who was a terrific influence on me when I was a teenager. She was an artist and interior designer, a beatnik (this was in the late 50s) and a freethinker.

She introduced me to philosophy and to people who actually lived and breathed it. Finally I was with people who wondered what life was all about and considered the big questions.

Of course, my major inspiration in life came from books, in the long run. But Aunt…

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Added by Keith O'Connor on December 13, 2010 at 7:47pm — 2 Comments

Xmas irritation

I do buy Xmas presents for my family each year. I like Xmas, just not the religious nonsense. One of the things I bought was a scarf for my mother. I found it on the net, clicked Buy and that was that. Or so I thought.

The dingbat owner sent me three emails about my purchase -- and included bible verses on each! I was flabbergasted. I bought a scarf, not bible verses. I complained and the woman who answered included new bible verses with each email about the…

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Added by Keith O'Connor on December 11, 2010 at 12:43pm — 3 Comments

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