So, as a fairly new blogger AND a brand new baby Ph.D. student, I was startled to see this article come across my e-mail (ironically, sent to a list serv I belong to...)
"They Shoot Messengers, Don't They?"
The Chronicle of Higher Education
by Ivan Tribble
Sept. 2 2005
Apparently, blogging can be a detriment to your employment -- at least if you're aspiring to work in academia. Hhhmmm... So far, I'm not ashamed of anything I've blogged about, but forewarned is forearmed!