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Saturday, November 03, 2007

Googling the Kids

"Have you tested the Googleability of your name?"

Alpha Dogma asked this question, and I was curious. What would I find when I first typed in my name and then the kids' names (putting quotation marks around each name)?

There were a couple of surprises, such as the old Tripod website I had set up for Belly when she was born (and thought I had taken down).

And, I found this photo of Jilly and D:



The photo was taken by a community newspaper photographer at our CSA pickup spot. The CSA was celebrating local foods at a Family Fun Day; this little calf, Strawberry, came from a raw-milk dairy in the area.

I love the look on Jilly's face, and the tiny "o" D is making with his mouth. And, I love Strawberry's silent "moooooooooooo!"

Let me know if you find anything of interest when you Google yourself.

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8 Comments:

Blogger cape buffalo said...

What an adorable shot! When I google my name, I come up with a prominent NCAA athlete and, of course, a porn star.

Hooray for me.

8:05 PM  
Anonymous mrs. q. said...

It appears that I'm a renowned author, scholar and bimb with a MySpace page.

Man, I shoulda kept my maiden name.

9:41 PM  
Blogger Alpha DogMa said...

That photo is awesome! Jilly's expression says so much.

I was relieved that neither of my kids share names with porn stars nor murderers.

1:24 AM  
Blogger Robin said...

I love that picture!

I've tried googling us but we don't come up, and I'm just fine with that :-).

5:53 AM  
Blogger Jen M. said...

That is the best picture! What a great thing to find googling...

I'll give it a shot myself.

12:43 PM  
Blogger Mom101 said...

I get this annoying article that a grad student wrote about me for our alumni pub right as like the 3rd google hit. I hate it because all the facts are wrong and it makes it seem like I lied about my resume - I cringe anytime anyone tells me they came across it.

1:16 PM  
Blogger Just Seeking said...

I have googled myself before and found nothing very interesting---my master's thesis, another publication I wrote while working at a bioethics firm, and I think that's it. Boring. I had never googled my kids before you suggested it though but I didn't find anything on them---I'm guessing that's good, yes?

3:37 AM  
Blogger Wendy Hawksley said...

Mostly I get my own postings on genealogy site, my Witchvox postings, and assorted Pagany stuff.

When I google my son's name, I get two things. One is my posting about a DNA surname project; the other is some silly MySpace page.

Terribly thrilling.

1:14 PM  

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