“(Here are) the raw material of facts and thoughts, wood, as it were, so called from the multiplicity and variety of the matter contained therein.”
From Ben Jonson’s Commonplace Book


Juan González's picture

Year-End Giving Starts Now!

Year-end giving is traditionally associated with the annual holiday season, and many nonprofit foundations and charitable organizations typically wait until November or December to put together a communications and marketing plan only to rush it out the door to get tax deductible contributions before December 31st.


Batting for open source

Just wanted to let those interested in Drupal know that I've released the second version of one of our open source Drupal modules, echo_bat.


Go Pack and Go Nancy

Cheese Curds, Brats, and Packers. One guess where I was two weeks ago. Oooohhhh suuuure, that’s right Green Bay, Wisconsin.


Sites that make you go "Oooh"

I have found two very cool sites in the last few days that have monoplized a good amount of my time - so if I owe you a phone call or something, apologies.


My first Blog post

Two short months ago, I was a normal twenty-something who survived the work day by listening to NPR and checking Then along came EchoDitto. By the end of the first day I found myself slipping phrases like "beta testing" in casual happy hour conversation.


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Spreading jam on sliced bread: contest launches!

Terrance asks if we remember the last good idea to come out of Washington. Well, it's a good question — 'cause I certainly can't think of any, and it looks like I'm not alone...


"A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessities of life."

Yesterday I ventured over to the Arlington County Public Library after work. As a self-professed bookworm, I have been to hundreds of public libraries


Liveblogging Al Gore at the We Media Conference

10:00 am - New York City: OK. So Al Gore is speaking. (Yeah, yeah.


Liveblogging Bill O'Reilly's "Worst of the Web"

So I found myself watching Fox News at 11:30pm and was surprised to see a Very Special O'Reilly Factor about The Worst of the Web...looking deep into the dark heart of websites that are out to DESTROY people with whom they disagree!


Happy Blog-aversary to Me

It's rolled around again. It was two years ago today that I started my blog. Had I known it would go on this long, I'd have written something more in that first post.


Just desserts for DeLay

There was a buzz around the EchoDitto office yesterday when Tom DeLay was indicted by a Texas grand jury on one count of conspiring to violate Texas state campaign finance law.

I see you like to read printed material. You should check out Nicco's book The End of Big: