In defense of vague-posting (vagueblogging, subtweeting, etc)

Maybe you know the phenomenon of which I speak.  Maybe you’ve seen the posts on blogs or Facebook.  Maybe you’ve seen the tweets on Twitter.  The ones in which you know something’s definitely up, but you’re not sure what it is, because the poster/tweeter/blogger doesn’t give much–if anything–by way of specifics. An example might be: … More In defense of vague-posting (vagueblogging, subtweeting, etc)

A former fairground gypsy’s take on the Ohio State Fair ride accident

(This post got really long.  Sorry about that!  I just felt the circumstances deserved deeper thought.) Granted, this event is old news.  It happened a couple weeks ago already, so I’m a little late to the commentary pulpit.  I had wanted to write about this sooner, but I needed to collect all of the pertinent … More A former fairground gypsy’s take on the Ohio State Fair ride accident

Dr Phil is kinda cool (don’t walk away yet) ;)

Confession time! I watch Dr Phil. There.  I said it. And I’m not ashamed. He’s not that bad! I know what most of you are thinking: “OMG.” I know.  I thought so, too.  I thought, ugh, daytime TV.  Talk about lowest common denominator and all that!  Never.  Ever.  Just–no. I assumed that it was for … More Dr Phil is kinda cool (don’t walk away yet) 😉

Maybe the 21st century *doesn’t* suck…

I’m one of those hopeless nostalgics, the ones who lament about the fading away of the “good old days” and desperately, futilely tried to bring them back or recreate them somehow. Bah!  Humbug. 😉 I think I’m finally beginning to embrace the newest Turn of the Century.  In fact, I’m almost beginning to feel comfortable … More Maybe the 21st century *doesn’t* suck…