I’m Going To Be a Dad!

HOLY MOLY! I’m extremely happy, excited and scared to announce that my wife Laura is pregnant with our first kid. Baby Kalehoff is 13 weeks old. Laura and I have known for a few weeks, but we waited to disclose the news widely until the obligatory 12-week prenatal test results arrived and suggested that the fetus is healthy and on track.… Read the rest

School District to Monitor Student Blogs

The AP reports:

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — High school students are going to be held accountable for what they post on blogs and on social-networking Web sites such as MySpace.com.

The board of Community High School District 128 voted unanimously on Monday to require that all students participating in extracurricular activities sign a pledge agreeing that evidence of "illegal or inappropriate" behavior posted on the Internet could be grounds for disciplinary action.

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Mourning In The Internet Age

Relationships–whether physical or in the virtual world–are the fabric of life, and one inevitable fact in life and relationships is death. So it is natural that as the Internet and social media become more ingrained in people’s lives and identities, death and mourning will follow accordingly.… Read the rest