Category Archives: Weblogs (Blogs)

Weblogs (Blogs)

‘Right Now Feels So Long and Without Any End in Sight’

As the reality of an indefinite psychological marathon descended, many journal writers began to count their blessings, in entries tinged with both gratitude and fear.

“There have been a lot of losses in the last months, including transportation on public buses, bike riding as the bike trail is washed-out, the library is closed. … When I hear this could go on for another year, I feel despair. But I’m taking it one day at a time and am grateful that I can pay my bills, have a roof over my head, and so far have figured out how to get food.” — Retired woman in her 70s, from Michigan.

“You can watch things play out in vivo, how people’s internal dialogues shift over time,” said Katherine A. Mason, one of two anthropologists who established the platform.Credit…Philip Keith for The New York Times

Trumpfiles2020 blog…

Update: February 10, 2021 ..I’ve archived and retired the Trumpfiles blog, and that is the reason for the gap in my archives.. I was away working on the Biden-Harris election as best I could and the site to get out the truth about Trump.. I resumed working on my main blog, DrWeb’s Domain in February, 2021…

Editor’s Note: I’ve been away from my blog a while; apologies.. life, quarantine, coronavirus have intervened.. I’ll be back, to quote Arnold.. meanwhile, see below for my new blog for the 2020 Presidential Election in November, 2020.. please take a look, follow, like, etc.

Screenshot of my new blog, Trumpfiles2020…

I have a new blog, started in April, 2020, in support of Joe Biden, and telling the truth about Trump.. You can view and follow the blog at:

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The Children Inside — rachelmankowitz

Generally when I write in my blog, or anywhere else, I’m writing from the point of view of my most grown up, most presentable self, because that’s what people do. When I leave the house to interact with other people I generally dress up in a certain way and use certain words and facial […]

The Children Inside — rachelmankowitz

Recommended read.. great post on animal spirits, our different selves, etc.

How Fiction Becomes Fact on Social Media – The New York Times

Stephen Savage

Journalists Reveal Favorite Apps/Websites and Cool Tools – DailyNewsGems

Mobile devices graphic
Mobile devices graphic…

Source: Journalists Reveal Favorite Apps/Websites and Cool Tools – DailyNewsGems

Your Profile | NetGalley

Professional Reader

NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher. DrWeb is a member, and I review books from publishers. As a retired librarian, it’s a great way to share new books and my views on them with my followers, other readers, etc.

Source: Check Out | NetGalley

Bill Gates on Books and Blogging – The New York Times

 Bill Gates reads about 50 books a year. Credit Scott Olson/Getty Images
Bill Gates reads about 50 books a year. Credit Scott Olson/Getty Images

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, has emerged as a force in the publishing industry, thanks to the book reviews he posts on his blog, Gates Notes. Mr. Gates, who says he reads about 50 books a year, discussed his love of reading, how he makes his selections and what book Warren Buffett recommended. Below are excerpts from a recent email interview.

Source: Bill Gates on Books and Blogging – The New York Times