24 July 2001

what's a blog?

Several folks have asked me, "What's a blog?"

It's a web-based mechanism for keeping a public journal with which to share one's thoughts, interesting news items, quotes, creative writing, helpful links, etc.

For some other examples, follow the "blog" links at the side. To start your own or for more information, follow the "I Power Blogger" link at the very bottom. Blogger is the engine that powers many a blog.

And don't feel bad that you're out of the loop about blogs. Only five years ago I completed my doctoral dissertation on a Tandy 1000. Talk about "out of the loop"! Sheesh. If only I had known...