Category Archives: facebook

Boycotting Facebook

For some time now, I’ve been considering boycotting, perhaps leaving Facebook all together. I’ve seen other people on Facebook threaten to do the same. So, just as I did for Lent, I’m logging off and removing the app from my … Continue reading

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My Writerly Achilles Heel

My Facebook friend, Al Boudreau, posts daily questions to writers on Facebook. His question this morning was:Writers/Authors: We all have strengths and weaknesses in our writing. What are you most deft at, in terms of winning readers over to make … Continue reading

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Bring It On, 2012!

I’ve enjoyed reading end-of-the-year blogs that summarize 2011 and talk about hopes, resolutions and goals for 2012. In fact, I’ve been inspired to keep a resolution/goal journal to track (and focus on) my progress–or lack thereof. I know that in … Continue reading

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Swallowed by Ugly

Sometimes I think the world is being swallowed by ugliness. Bickering in Congress, so vitriolic they can’t seem to get anything done. Bullying so despicable it drives a person to take his own life. Nasty comments on the Internet. Constant … Continue reading

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Joy Beyond Technology

On Sunday, President Obama spoke at the commencement of Hampton University in Virginia, saying technology “puts new pressures on our country and on our democracy.” In his speech, he told the graduating students, “With iPods and iPads; Xboxes and PlayStations; … Continue reading

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