Yearly Archives for 2010

#reverb10, day 31: Core Story

At last, today’s final prompt: Core story. What central story is at the core of you, and how do you share it with the world? (Bonus: Consider your reflections from this month. Look through them to discover a thread you … Continue reading

31 December 2010 by KF
Categories: #reverb10, reflecting

#reverb10, day 30: Gift

Today’s prompt: Gift. This month, gifts and gift-giving can seem inescapable. What’s the most memorable gift, tangible or emotional, you received this year? I’ve been given some pretty great gifts this year — not least, this amazing trip I’m on … Continue reading

30 December 2010 by KF
Categories: #reverb10, reflecting

#reverb10, day 29: Defining Moment

Today’s prompt: Defining moment. Describe a defining moment or series of events that has affected your life this year. So many possibilities here, but I feel as though I’ve already described most of them over the course of this month. … Continue reading

29 December 2010 by KF
Categories: #reverb10, reflecting

#reverb10, day 28: Achieve

Yesterday’s prompt: Achieve. What’s the thing you most want to achieve next year? How do you imagine you’ll feel when you get it? Free? Happy? Complete? Blissful? Write that feeling down. Then, brainstorm 10 things you can do, or 10 … Continue reading

29 December 2010 by KF
Categories: #reverb10, reflecting

On the Scholarly Press, the Manual of Style, and Intellectual Property

Stuart Shieber posted an interesting and troubling analysis a few days ago of the recommendations of the Chicago Manual of Style with respect to open access publishing. The upshot of these recommendations appears to be “fight it,” or at least … Continue reading

28 December 2010 by KF
Categories: planned obsolescence, publishing

#reverb10, day 27: Ordinary Joy

Today’s prompt: Ordinary joy. Our most profound joy is often experienced during ordinary moments. What was one of your most joyful ordinary moments this year? Perhaps it’s just proximity, but I can’t help but think that this most joyful ordinary … Continue reading

27 December 2010 by KF
Categories: #reverb10, reflecting

#reverb10, day 26: Soul Food

Today’s — hey, it may be the 27th where I am, but it’s still the 26th according to the server — prompt: Soul food. What did you eat this year that you will never forget? What went into your mouth … Continue reading

26 December 2010 by KF
Categories: #reverb10, reflecting

Soundtrack

One of the things that I find fascinating just about every time I travel around Europe is the music playing in the background in restaurants, bars, hotels, stores, and so forth. It’s not terribly surprising that a bunch of it … Continue reading

26 December 2010 by KF
Categories: pondering

#reverb10, day 25: Photo

Today’s prompt: Photo – a present to yourself. Sift through all the photos of you from the past year. Choose one that best captures you; either who you are, or who you strive to be. Find the shot of you … Continue reading

25 December 2010 by KF
Categories: #reverb10, reflecting

Christmas Eve in Prague

The Christmas market in Old Town Square has a smallish stage set up at one end; this stage is used throughout the Christmas season for performances of various kinds. Four years ago, when R. and I spent our first Christmas … Continue reading

25 December 2010 by KF
Categories: travel

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