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2011 in Abyssiness

Just the thing for the job...Work sucks. According to my wife, though, writing about work sucks more. (Stay tuned for my next post.)

So I decided to do a little science experiment. Feel free to play along and try this at home with your own blog.
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Just a quick blurb, innit? (via Ashley Thinks…)

Ashley Thinks was one of the first blogs I ever added to my blogroll. It was quite an ingenious move, if I do say so myself.

Alas, WordPress didn’t document the date her blog was added, but I’m clever enough to find another way. I went to my WordPress dashboard and looked at my Links. Once there, I did a mouseover on the entries in my blogroll. Each entry has an “id” value embedded in the URL. These “id” values are created in order. Thus, I was able to determine that the Ashley Thinks… blog counts among the first ten blogs I ever added. That’s some history there! Even back then I could spot real talent.

I have to admit, I have a soft spot for people who think. So the point of this post, quite frankly, is to rip the universe a new one because not enough people seem to know about her blog. Hopefully, now, something I’ve helped to rectify.

Y’all can thank me later.

I found this quote somewhere along my internet travels and I got to thinking more about what it was saying. I don’t know if I can fully agree, although it makes sense to an extent, I have to wonder if saying no to ‘sub par’ opportunity is always the right answer. Yes, don’t settle, don’t compromise your dreams and do strive for what you love not just what will do, but saying no to opportunities that aren’t exactly what you are looking for isn’t … Read More

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