About the Site

Burningbird and its earlier incarnations (YASD, Dynamic Earth, etc.) have been online since 1996. The site features writings about technology, politics, the environment, court cases that interest me, the government, open document systems, web standards, critters, and photography. Pretty much anything and everything I’m interested in.

I used to post under dozens of different domain names. Now, I only write here, at Burningbird.

I just finished restoring old posts thanks to the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine. It took about a year to individually upload 4,000 posts. I’m now in the process of building photo albums, which I’ll roll out after I’ve had a chance to cull my many tens of thousands of photos.

I have a document site, but you have to know the URL to the document. They’re mainly linked in articles here. But I do have a direct access to my ASPCA vs Feld Entertainment (Ringling Bros) court case documents. It’s the most comprehensive collection of court documents for this and related cases on the internet. Cost more than a dime, too. And earned me a lawsuit threat, which I’ll talk about sometime.

By the way, the Ringling Brothers circus elephants finally had a happy ending.

About Advertising

I’m the only writer at Burningbird, and I’m not interested in posting your article or providing a link to your site.

I’m also not interested in advertising on my sites, so don’t even try.

And Burningbird will always remain open, free, and 100% human.

About the Author (me, Shelley Powers)

Writer. Photographer. Techie. Plain.

Social Media

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My Facebook account

My Bluesky username is burningbird.net. I’m at  https://bsky.app/profile/burningbird.net/ but Bluesky currently requires an account to access.


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