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I hate doing this.

I strive to treat people as though I expect them to behave according to appropriate standards. I don’t put “RSVP” on invitations, for example, because it insults my guests, as my mother taught me, treating them as though they don’t have the minimal class necessary to reply without being prompted. (And who wants rude boors… Read More I hate doing this.

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Best European Blog

Two of my friends are finalists for Weblog Awards for Best European Blog (Non-UK), and they’re from two of my favorite countries. Please check out Italy‘s Wind Rose Hotel and Norway’s RennyBA’s Terella and cast your vote.

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2008 Weblog Awards

I’m thrilled that two of my treasured SamSphere friends are finalists for 2008 Weblog Awards. Thurber’s Thoughts has been nominated for Best Political Coverage, and Blue Collar Muse has been nominated for Best Conservative Blog. Please visit these outstanding blogs and vote for them.

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SamSphere Denver

Last weekend, I enjoyed the tremendous honor of participating in SamSphere Chicago. Later this month, the Sam Adams Alliance plans to host SamSphere Denver, a one-day training event geared toward Colorado bloggers. The April 19 event has a somewhat different format from SamSphere Chicago, but it promises to be just as helpful. The tentative agenda… Read More SamSphere Denver