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Liz
3rd generation Californian woman with wide-ranging interests.
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Originally published August 7, 2005 -- some links may be broken At the cocktail reception, I had a brief discussion with Nameless Girl (I didn't get her name....) who pointed out there were large chunks of the Big Internet Conversation... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at I Speak of Dreams
Originally published August 7, 2005 The wrapup, closing session was called Taking Blogher Home. Building To-do lists. . I know I was burnt-out by then & couldn't focus. But there we go, the wonder of the internet, let's go see... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at I Speak of Dreams
Originally published August 7, 2005 I went to How To Get Naked, because I wanted to hear from Ronni and from Koan. It was a great session. How to Get Naked, a panel on "identity blogging" lead by Blogher organizer... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at I Speak of Dreams
Originally published August 7, 2005 I thought at the time the Blogging in Academia session was one of the most transformative. Blogs in Academia (part of the Room of Your Own (RoYO) sessions, was ably lead by Grace Davis, (re-entry... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at I Speak of Dreams
Originally posted August 6, 2005 -- Some links may be dead. The next item on the agenda was lunch...a working lunch. The working lunch session was Flame, Blame & Shame, lead by Lisa Sabater. The panel included Alisa Valdes-Rodrigues, Ellen... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at I Speak of Dreams
Originally posted August 6, 2005 -- Some links may be dead. Here's my take on Blogging 101. For the first session, I went to Blogging 101, lead by Susan Mernit and Julie Leung (I'd met Julie on-line before, so that's... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at I Speak of Dreams
Originally published August 6, 2005--some links may be dead I called for a birds of a feather meet-up on "My Blog Is My Soapbox". The attendees who joined me were Shaunna Kelley Zavala-- you can read her take on the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at I Speak of Dreams
Originally published August 5 2005--note, some links may be dead I tried to blog while at BlogHerCon last week and it was not particularly a success. I was so wired I couldn't think or type coherently. I am not alone... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at I Speak of Dreams
Originally published August 6, 2005--some links may be dead I said I would write more on that later. We then filed into the main hall for the morning session, which was Debate: Play by today's rules--or change the game?. More... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at I Speak of Dreams
The San Mateo County Fair is also June 7 through 15. It's bigger and noisier. https://sanmateocountyfair.com/entertainment-a-special-events/entertainment/carnival
A local Catholic church is having their festival June 6-8. I think they usually set up on Thursday -- I'll take a picture of the rides and send them to see if they suit. http://www.pius.org/festival2014.html
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Abnormal measles-mumps-rubella antibodies and CNS autoimmunity in children with autism. (Not in Taylor’s original list, second Taylor number = 6, current Taylor number = 4) Correct citation: Singh VK, Lin SX, Newell E, Nelson C. Abnormal measles-mumps-rubella antibodies and CNS... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2014 at I Speak of Dreams
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A Positive Association found between Autism Prevalence and Childhood Vaccination uptake across the U.S. Population (Original Taylor number = 51, second Taylor number = 4, current Taylor number = 6) Correct citation: Delong G., A positive association found between autism... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2014 at I Speak of Dreams
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Empirical Data Confirm Autism Symptoms Related to Aluminum and Acetaminophen Exposure (Not in Taylor’s original list, second Taylor number = 18, current Taylor number =22) Correct citation: Seneff S, Davidson RM, Liu J, Empirical Data Confirm Autism Symptoms Related to... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2014 at I Speak of Dreams
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For some reason I can't remember this. I think if it as "issue raised and answered a thousand times" (IRAAATT) which isn't correct. From Rational Wiki PRATT: A point refuted a thousand times, commonly abbreviated as PRATT, refers to a... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at I Speak of Dreams
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Validation of the Phenomenon of Autistic Regression Using Home Videotapes (original Taylor number = 11, second Taylor number = 16, current Taylor number =20) Correct citation: Werner E, Dawson G. Validation of the phenomenon of autistic regression using home videotapes.... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2014 at I Speak of Dreams
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Do aluminum vaccine adjuvants contribute to the rising prevalence of autism?(Original Taylor number = 53; second Taylor number =3 ) Correct citation: Tomljenovic L, Shaw CA. Do aluminum vaccine adjuvants contribute to the rising prevalence of autism? J Inorg Biochem.... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2014 at I Speak of Dreams
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Image source: From Izabella DeMavlys's series: "Without a Face" -- survivors of acid attacks. Acid violence is "the deliberate use of acid to attack another human being. The victims are overwhelmingly women and children. Acid violence is a particularly vicious... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2014 at I Speak of Dreams
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So today I was driving and listening to KGO radio, to a host I hadn't heard before, a fellow named Ethan Bearman. He had some interesting stuff to say, but I only heard part of the show. When I got... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2014 at I Speak of Dreams
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Today, April 27 2014, Yom HaShoah begins at sunset and ends at sunset on April 28, 2014. Yom HaShoah is one of three Holocaust Rememberance Days. January 27 is the UN-declared day; it is the anniversary of the liberation of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2014 at I Speak of Dreams
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There's a vaccine-related fracas brewing in Big Skepticism. Judging by some recent activity, Big Skepticism could be described as discouraging provaccine activism. First, what is skepticism? I like Tim Farley's elevator speech, paired with this handy image: “Skepticism is the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2014 at I Speak of Dreams
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There are two antivaccine posts circulating. Each is filled with errors, misstatements, and outright falsehoods. One was posted April 7, 2014 at the Giannelloni Family Blog, under the title of "Dear Parents, You Are Being Lied To". Another was posted... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2014 at I Speak of Dreams
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Meyer Lemon Curd You’ll need: A double boiler, bain marie, or McGyver-style: heat-proof bowl (metal is best, or heat-proof glass; just make sure it’s heat-proof) and a saucepan big enough to hold the bowl over, not in, simmering water. A... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at I Speak of Dreams
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For those of you who aren't conversant with issues in the autism community, elopement or wandering off can be a high safety risk for autistic people, especially children and those who do not have much expressive oral language, or who... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at I Speak of Dreams
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Updated April 12, 2014 Last week, The first week of April, 2014, the restaurant chain Chili's was promoting a Give-Back Day, promising 10% of receipts would go to an organization called the National Autism Association. On Sunday, Chili's cancelled the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at I Speak of Dreams