Since I've opened it, I've spent an equal amount of time jumping in and checking tweets as I do checking good ol' Facebook. As a writer I am fairly long-winded, and it is sometimes difficult to limit myself to 140 characters. But it does force me to be concise.
I've decided it's time to do a side-by-side comparison of the features of each.
You're strolling along a ridge at the ocean during a beautiful spring day, the wind is blowing softly in your hair. The setting would make such a beautiful picture, you tell yourself. But since you're walking alone and no one is around to capture your radiance, out comes your phone and the camera app is activated. You toggle the camera so it's front facing, click, you're taking a selfie. You look at the photo and see that you're squinting, so click, click, click. Glasses on or off? Left or right side? Sultry, pondering, laughing?...more
20 THINGS I COULD NOT CARE LESS ABOUT- AND YOU SHOULDN'T EITHER This is my list of 20 'Things' I could not care less about if you held a gun to my head- and you shouldn't either (which I am submitting in an attempt to increase my Google ranking- because that's what's really important- am I right?)And not in order of importance......more
Today, the episode of “Bethenny” that Kari from A Grace Full Life and I attended as part of the trip I won to NYC aired. During the show, there was a discussion about whether or not you should spank your children.Melissa Gorga mentioned that her grandmother used to chase her around with a wooden spoon. It was something that immediately resonated with me. Which is why I raised my hand and added my experience to the conversation....more
USA Today found itself in the embarrassing position of being the news story, after the paper caught criticism for its headline about "race-themed films". What's the problem with that? For starters, the article isn't about a plethora of box-office hits about different races, but mainly a story about the movie The Best Man Holiday, which isn't a film that explores race, so much as a romantic comedy or family holiday movie....more
The Sagittarius Sun hits us on Thursday, November 21, 2013. Be ready to think lucky, think large. Let’s all enjoy this 9th sign of the Zodiac’s feelings of confidence, optimism and adventure. Always coming to mind is my favorite line from “Jaws” – “we’re going to need a bigger boat.” We just don’t have enough space for all the super happenings anticipated when there is a Sag Sun. Prepare to give and receive graciously – it has lots to do with attitude....more
Remember when Facebook put Notes out for the very first time and shortly thereafter came the explosion of quizzes/surveys that were especially useful whenever I was trying to write a paper or do some research or something… you know, the things in my life that were completely unimportant but only led to a degree… or two… or something like that ...more
Day 16. Growing up in L.A. whenever my ego perceived or encountered an obstacle, my response was exerting more energy for control. In "ego speak" the world to me became a combat zone where winning was the only option....more