Tweeting a Funeral: A Step Too Far or a Space for Comfort?

When I first heard that my friend Lori, from Write Mind Open Heart, was going to be "live tweeting" the funeral of the husband of fellow blogger Melissa, from Full Circle, I had mixed feelings. Though I knew that Lori had gotten Melissa's permission and blessing to do so, my initial reaction was cynical and I questioned if tweeting during, and specifically about, a person's funeral was taking the role of social media in bereavement too far. However, I tried to reserve further judgement until after I had a chance to read Lori's tweets and see how the whole thing played out. ...more
I honestly don't know this--because I'm old: What's the difference between live tweeting and ... more

Tales of a 36 Year Old Virgin, Chapter 15 - This Woman's Work

"I don't know what it is, but, there's something that goes on between women. You men know that because it's the same for you. I'm not saying one sex is better than the other. I'm just saying, like speaks to like. Love, or whatever, doesn't always keep, so you find out what does, if you're lucky." …Boys on the Side, 1995 ...more

I went through hell and back through BlogHer red tape just to leave you a comment. WHY IS IT ... more