In Which My Son – Clenching My Heart In His Little Fist – Eclipses Me Utterly

July 27, 2008

And why not? If you were publishing a story about a certain blogging conference in the New York Times, and wanted an eye-catching photo to complement that story, the image of a heart-clenchingly adorable infant draped over his mother’s back as she bogarted a microphone at one of the sessions is far more arresting than [...]

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That’s Me In The Corner

July 23, 2008

Two years ago, after BlogHer ’06, I wrote this: “I left behind something that I think that I am going to miss… the me who was happy and fulfilled in the absence of the loves of my life. The me who could assimilate the quiet ache that is that absence, the pressing ache of those [...]

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By Guy Kawasaki’s Swimming Pool I Sat Down And Wept

July 19, 2008

Dear Internets: my name is Catherine Connors and I am a writer. I am also a mother. Maybe it’s the other way around: mother, writer. This weekend, I’m not sure. This weekend, I am trying to be both, and more: mother, writer, friend, acquaintance, business woman, community advocate, self-promoter, thinker, drinker, writer-mother, mother-writer, woman, self. [...]

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July 14, 2008

The other night I did something that I had never done before: I Googled myself. (No, seriously, I’d never done it, not once. Seriously. Because, you know, I’d heard you could go blind from it.) Here’s the thing about Googling yourself: once you start, you can’t stop. Even when you go through a page of [...]

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