Mangan’s memoirs

SB blogging

February 1, 2004
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I’ll be posting some updates over at my personal page, unless the game’s so damn good that I can’t tear myself away.

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Link payback

January 29, 2004
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Debra Galant, who writes from New Jersey for the New York Times, has a blog in which she explains the universe. Here’s an Onionesque take on the subject of “Open Heart Fundraisers.” WUTEGGSIT, N.J. — The Wuteggsit PTA was devastated today to learn that its spring open-heart surgery fundraiser will be cancelled because of...

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Still going

January 26, 2004
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An interesting look at staying in shape and extending the body’s expiration date. Interesting to me because I’m doing the same thing. On topic, sort of, because I found it at Ken Stone’s Master’s Track page.

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Tried out my new camera

January 18, 2004
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Took some swell pictures at a nearby automotive museum.

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My Cleveland Plain Dealer tale

January 17, 2004
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I’d been at the Tampa Trib a couple years (think summer of 1990 if you can remember back that far) when I saw this ad in Editor & Publisher for a copy editor at the Cleveland Plain Dealer. A few years out of school and full of piss and vinegar, I figured it was...

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Blog slowdown

January 14, 2004
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The pace of posting has slowed down around here lately for a perfectly good reason: blogging was ruining my health. OK, a bit of an overstatement but I decided back in August to forgo my morning workout and concentrate on blogging like a fiend for a few months to get some attention, find an...

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Game day

January 11, 2004
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I decided to try blogging a playoff game in real time; over at my personal page. Follow along if you’ve got nothing better to do.

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Casual Friday

January 9, 2004
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Today I’m playing with my new iBook so don’t expect much blogging. Come to think of it though, this should be a good opportunity to put this little bugger through its paces. I was up till the wee hours getting my wireless network set up, only to wake up this morning, boot everything up...

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Year of the gadget

January 6, 2004
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OK, so within 24 hours of placing my order for my new Mac laptop, I learn of two people who also bought new Mac laptops. And yesterday I’m at work and I notice one of the guys on the National Desk has this shiny new digicam in his hand. Me: “Hey, what kinda camera...

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Sorry for the dearth o’ posts

January 5, 2004
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I’ve been busy buying a bunch of new toys (Mac iBook laptop, Canon A70 digicam), but I do have a couple links of note: Hiawatha Bray of the Boston Globe has a nice piece on the promise & peril of blogging and the workplace. Bottom line: It can be good for business, so long...

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