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Saturday, 2 February 2013 11:28 pm
shinymarigold: a hedge of trees weighed down by snow (Default)
There, that's better; now I feel more like myself. At some point I would love to post an entry that is not about fannish identity management. Wouldn't that be exciting? Someday soon, I promise. 8-)

Just FYI...

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 09:14 pm
shinymarigold: a hedge of trees weighed down by snow (Default)
I'll be changing my DW journal name to match my LJ name. As it turns out, there's a limit to my ability -- and desire -- to reinvent myself. Trying to keep things simple here. 8-)

At some point I suppose I should upload some more icons. It won't be winter forever, you know.

Not much to report otherwise. Still unemployed, but I got a call from the parks yesterday, just to touch base and confirm I'm still interested in working this summer. There's also a couple of possible prospects I found on Craigslist, of all places. I never would have thought to look there, to be honest, but an acquaintance of mine suggested it. Craigslist -- it's what's for dinner. Or something.
shinymarigold: a hedge of trees weighed down by snow (Default)
I'm still here, sometimes anyway. But I'm still mostly on LJ, and then I got a job that took over my brain and my life and everything ever, and now it's October and I'm still playing catch-up. Sigh. I need to curl up on the couch for a whole week and do nothing but hang out on the Internet. But gotta do the job-hunting thing again, and I do some community things in real life, so...not so much with the couch potato for me.

Getting settled in

Saturday, 4 February 2012 09:36 pm
shinymarigold: a hedge of trees weighed down by snow (Default)
Expanding my circle, writing a decent bio, that sort of thing. I'm still kind of on the fence about importing my LJ; I can copy over what little fic I have posted at either journal by hand, and most everything else is okay where it is. I don't know. We'll see. So lazy.

Speaking of fic, I'm not sure I really want to post mine anywhere. Call me crazy, but I'm pretty sure we haven't heard the last of SOPA, and frankly I'd rather not be on the bridge when The Company comes for us. I'm all for the power of transformative works and the Creative Commons thing, really. But I'm terribly cynical, and I doubt very much that TPTB will have learned anything about how the Internet works the next time they try something like this. And not to put too fine a point on it, the easiest way to not be used as an example is to not have anything out there that can be so used. Viva la revolution and all that, but don't be stupid about it, yeah?

Why, yes, that is a yellow streak down my back. Sorry. On the other hand, if I got arrested for piracy, I wouldn't have to worry about job-hunting anymore, would I?
shinymarigold: a hedge of trees weighed down by snow (Default)
This is the part of reinventing yourself that they don't tell you about -- mistaken identity, or more specifically, when your new identity impinges on someone else's old one. On LiveJournal I'm shinymarigold, not harimad. There is a harimad on LiveJournal, but she is not me and I am not her. Just so you know, and you come here looking for someone else. Not that you all aren't welcome, of course. I just don't want anyone to be unpleasantly surprised. 8-)

Pardon the dust

Thursday, 22 December 2011 04:17 am
shinymarigold: a hedge of trees weighed down by snow (Default)
I'm pretty sure the Russian Mafia isn't interested in my babbling, any more than Congress is interested in ridding the Internet of my third-rate Stargate slash (of which there is not much), but in this day and age it pays to be cautious. Also, I'm still on the fence regarding LJ's new comment style.

In conclusion, watch this space. INTERNET FOREVER!

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