Posts Tagged ‘Metblogs’

Introducing The New DC Metblogs

If you haven’t noticed, all the Metblogs sites have been given a redesign and are now sporting more design and less ads! Always a great thing.

The pages should load a bit faster but the most exciting feature should be the removal of comemnt registration- you no longer need to register to tell us how much you hate like our writing!

So I hope you enjoy the new look of DC Metblogs and I look forward and invite you to send some feedback our way in regards to our posts.

Thank You Metblogs

Three years ago, I found Metblogs and it was a great home for me. I had so much to say, so much sass to get out, and this haphazard family gave me the opportunity to express myself in 1,187 posts and too many comments to count.

In that verbosity, I honed my blogging craft. I learned how to illuminate, motivate, and when needed, aggravate readers to effect change. Sometimes that change was small, Innocent Children followers may now know a bit more about Uganda, and other times I was humbled by the power of online rabble rousing; Free Our Streets is a case in point.

Now, I’ve gown in my blogging to be the publisher of OLPC News, a recognized leader in commentary on the One Laptop Per Child program. For me, OLPC News eclipsed Metblogs right about when Leslie Stall interviewed me on 60 Minutes. From then on, Metblogs was a low priority in my life.

And with this post, I’ll be exiting Metblogs. First, I’m joining the crew of We Love DC, in their new endeavor. Join us for the joy and conversation. Next, I have a radical change in my own life, one that will definitely rock my world:


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