Archive | February 5, 2009

Global Voices Online – Why It Matters


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I didn’t know much about Global Voices Online except what I read about Global Voices in Wikipedia and then on Janine Mendes-Franco’s blog Francomenz and I liked what I read. Janie Mendes-Franco has been a regular visitor to this blog is responsible for highlighting several of my blog posts on Global Voices Online. I thank her for it. The goal of Global Voices is worthy and it’s all about enabling and empowering a community of “bridgebloggers” who “can make a bridge between two languages, or two cultures.” It’s about amplifying blog voices and defending free speech online. Global Voices Online understands the power of the blog and blogs should never be underestimated.

I donated to Global Voices Online, not because I wanted the badge you see above but because blogs are the new press and collectively, bloggers can make a positive difference to the World in ways that were never possible before. I am not sure if my blog can make a difference but I am willing to keep trying.

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More Meme from Girlblue


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SING ONLY ONE WORD! It’s not as easy as you might think! Copy and change the answers to suit you and pass it on. It’s really hard to only use one word answers. Be sure to tag the person you received it from!

1. Where is your cell phone? pocket
2. Your significant other? SO
3. Your hair? black
4. Your mother? well
5. Your father? gone
6. Your favorite song? Imagine
7. Your dream last night? wet
8. Your favorite drink? fizzy
9. Your dream/goal? happy
10. What room you are in? cell
11. Your hobby? blogging
12. Your fear? government
13. Where do you want to be in 6 years? above
14. Where were you last night? nowhere?
15. Something that you aren’t? ugly
16. Muffins? no
17. Wish list item? unmentionable
18. Where you grew up? Trinidad
19. Last thing you did? type
20. What are you wearing? smile
21. Your TV? flat
22. Your pets? dog
23. Friends? five
24. Your life? good
25. Your mood? unbelievable
26. Missing someone? no
27. Car? Toyota
28. Something you’re not wearing? panty
29. Your favorite store? Amazon
30. Your favorite color? blue
33. When is the last time you laughed? now
34. Last time you cried? ages
35. Who will resend this? none
36. Favorite vacation? Tobago
37. One person who emails me regularly? Tunks
38. My favorite place to eat? Trotters

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Rules: Copy to your own note, erase my answers, enter yours, and tag 10 people. Use the first letter of your name to answer each of the following questions. They have to be real; nothing made up! If the person before you had the same first initial, use different answers. You cannot use any word twice and you can’t use your name for the boy/girl name question. Not always as easy as it looks. Have Fun!!”

1. What is your name: Aka
2. A four Letter Word: muck
3. A boy’s Name: Dick
4. A girl’s Name: Connie
5. An occupation: beaver catcher
6. A color: Garden Hose Green
7. Something you wear: smirk
8. A food: Turkey Brest
9. Something found in the bathroom: people
10. A place: prison
11. A reason for being late: stupid people
12. Something you shout: Thief!
13. A movie title: Gone With The Gin
14. Something you drink: Bloody Mary
15. A musical group: Black Eyed Peas
16. An animal: grouper

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