I was going to start a Big, Hairy, Audacious Plan on October 1st. It was going to be awesome. It was going to last more than a year and by … Continue reading Course Correction: The Little Audacious Plan
Last summer, after debating it for months, I deleted my personal profile on Facebook (when I typed that word the first time, I ended up with a typo that read, … Continue reading The Belly of the Beast, or Why I’m Back on Facebook
Update of the Update: The link to the new Page should work now. Sorry for leading you astray. After posting yesterday, I discovered that I could, in fact, migrate my … Continue reading Update: A Compromise
Here’s the deal: I watched The Social Network the other night. I realize that it’s a fictional portrayal of Zuckerberg and the real life of this real person was Hollywoodized … Continue reading The Social Dilemma
On Friday, I celebrated Earth Day by going screen-free for 24 hours. I did a Facebook Fast for the month of November and quite enjoyed it. The Earth Day screen … Continue reading To Tweet or Not to Tweet
My friend sent me a link to an article from 2002 entitled, “On the Internet, No One Knows I’m an Introvert”: Extroversion, Neuroticism, and Internet Interaction (Yair Amichai-Hamburger, Galit Wainapel, … Continue reading Introversion and the Virtual Community
Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book reminds me of both Brothers by Yu Hua and The Unbearable Lightness of Being … Continue reading Book Review: Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart
NaNoWriMo Day 7 word count: 13,017 Before I started NaNoWriMo, I was hard-pressed to find anything to blog about. I would be searching around for quotes and writing a lot … Continue reading Week 14 Review. And Pancakes!
Here I am jumping into November with as much enthusiasm as I can muster! I’m excited for this month’s resolutions, but I’m also greeting them with some trepidation as they’re … Continue reading November: Writing Month Kick-Off!
My friend Maggie (well, I haven’t seen her since middle school but I call her my “friend” because I’m an American and an avid user of Facebook and interested in … Continue reading The Little Things…