Why Can't Twitter Be More Like Facebook or Linked In?

It can. Are you looking for a way for Twitter to locate mutual friends or people who know people you know? I love this feature on Facebook and often find BlogHers or long-lost classmates based on the application's suggestions as to people I may know because they know people I know. People who know people. Or some such. Now there is a Firefox add-on that will help you locate mutual friends you may share with the people you follow on Twitter. (Yeah, sorry, it only works in Firefox right now.) It's not exactly like what happens on Facebook, but it can be helpful. ...more

Thanks for commenting. Hope you find it a useful tool.

Virginia DeBolt
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Events Of This Year

Events Of This Year Hello Friends!...more

Miss School? You Can Listen in for Free.

There is a change in how education is being distributed, from elementary school to the college and university level. This is the time to ask yourself, "What do you want to learn?" I posed the question because there may be a free or open source education content that can fit your limited time availability, your energy and your desire to learn a subject. These are the beginning stages of an educational transformation. There is phenomenal educational content waiting for engagement. The class you need to feed your soul maybe as close as an mp3 recording or a video ready for download. ...more

My Parents Were Awesome (and Yours Were, Too)

What did your parents look like before they were parents?Eliot Glazer, a professional humor blogger searching for a counterpoint to the typical online snark set out to answer this question in My Parents Were Awesome, a simple Tumblr photo blog that is one of my favorite new online destinations. Glazer says,Before the fanny packs and Andrea Bocelli concerts, your parents (and grandparents) were once free-wheeling, fashion-forward, and super awesome....more

I think that site is great.  It brings me back to old times, esepcially now that I am a ...more

Internet Addiction: When You've Really Got It, You'll Know

We bloggers love to talk about our Internet addictions. We mostly use the term "addiction" loosely and endearingly. But we do use it frequently!...more

Last spring I started implementing "internet-lite" days and evenings. Actually, I originally ...more

Shopping on Cyber Monday Can Save You Time and Money

Juggling your work and life responsibilities is something that you have to consciously work on everyday.  The holiday season can bring additional balls that we have to keep up in the air.  In addition to your day to day responsibilities, now you have to figure out when your are going to decorate, go shopping for the perfect gifts, mail your Christmas cards and attend holiday gatherings.  Shopping on Cyber Monday is one way you can check off some of your Christmas shopping on your list.  ...more

Life in an Antarctic Research Station

It is the Austral Summer. It is travel season for those making their ways to Antarctic research stations. There are a number of scientists, students and even an artist or two who have recorded their experiences. Yes, there are bloggers in Antarctica. You think you have a shaky Internet connection? Try blogging from Antarctica. Making the Journey ...more

Things do happen for a reason…sometimes you just have to wait…

I haven’t posted in a while. I have been incredibly busy with work and school and family-but that is not the topic of this post. I recently made a tough decision. I have decided to go a different direction in my educational career, a choice that will ultimately change my entire life....more

Creme de la Creme and the Golden Haiku

Don't fret if you're not part of the adoption/loss/infertility community because this year, our annual list has been expanded to include everyone in the blogosphere. ...more

Submit, submit!  :-)

Venting about infertility since 2006 www.stirrup-queens.com ...more