Facebook is a popular critical target–the type that most people use (although that number is dropping, I think), and the type that many (including myself) grumble about but keep using anyway. I’ve been tempted throughout most of my so-far-8-year Facebook stint to leave altogether, but for some reason, I hang on, hanging in there. Actually, … More Facebook, leave me alone
Facebook is that social media platform that it’s cool to love to hate. Personally, I don’t hate it, per se–it has its (constructive) uses–but this is probably only because I’ve figured out how to make it work for me (before I reached my frustration threshold), which, for many, might be a case of trial-and-error, with … More Don’t be that guy [Facebook edition]
So anyway, I had a totally amazing phone conversation with an equally-amazing friend last night. It lasted for four hours (although it didn’t feel like it at all, and the only way I knew this was by sneaking a glance at my cell phone’s clock and the runtime on the call just before hanging up). … More The lost art of being in the Here and Now
Remember back when a new operating system release was a big deal, and software developers went to huge lengths to prevent unauthorized (read: non-paying) people from getting their hands on it? “We need to get paid,” they reasoned. Fast forward a few years (or a couple decades). Remember the surprise you probably experienced in more … More Tired of the Technology Arms Race
I didn’t mean to. Really, I didn’t. It just sort of happened. A little over a year ago, I was quite the regular on Facebook. I posted a lot, shared a lot, commented on a lot, participated in several various groups, and so on. Then came the realization that I’m an Aspie (Asperger’s) and the … More Pulling away from social media
So anyway, my big honking exam took place this morning. I have no idea how I did. I’ll find out in May. Yep, May. It’s a little frightening how three and a half years of various classes and conferences and three solid weeks of relentless studying get distilled down into just about three hours. Those … More Where was I?
Susan Miller, over at Astrology Zone (by far the best and most accurate astrologer I’ve ever known), had said early on in 2016 that Virgos could expect to be able to draw a line in the sand between everything that occurred before 2016 and everything that occurred afterward. Although she didn’t (couldn’t) provide specifics (everyone’s … More 2016 ~ The year the lightning bolt struck and everything changed…