Well, this will probably get me unfriended. How mortifying. 🙂 My reasons for quitting Facebook are numerous. It’s a distracting time suck. I am far more productive when I am not using it. I am a professional and published author who writes basically NOTHING when Facebook is available to me but who rather spends large … More 12+ Reasons Why I Don’t Like Facebook Anymore
Hello, readers. Sorry not to write in awhile, but I’ve gone temporarily insane as evidenced by where I am writing this from. You see, this is Day 4 of my social media free health retreat. And the first day I’ve had time to write. So a little background is in order here. On May 25, a … More Some time IRL – why oh why…
I was thinking about the oddities of social media photography today. When I was a kid I grew up in a house wallpapered with family photos. My grandmother dutifully recorded and kept pictures of her husband, each child and each grandchild and each great grandchild and all their various life landmarks. Photos abounded of first … More Why I own no photographs.
So Day 10 and while I am still being productive, I feel incredibly on edge. Rather like a big bag of jangly broken glass. I’d say I was definitely addicted to my likes! (Relevant music video here! – http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6907128/might-as-well-face-it-youre-addicted-to-likes-music-video) So today, I got curious and started looking into social media exterminating software. I figured that … More Social Media Free Challenge – Day 10
Today, I was really really bored. But apparently that is a good thing (according to Neil Gaiman, Dean Kamon, and others). And I have to say I was productive. I first cooked…baked chicken, kidney beans in the crock pot, baked turkey wings, baked white potatoes (those will be “french fries” tomorrow – search this blog … More DAY 1 of my Second Annual Social Media Free Month
THIRTY DAYS WITHOUT SOCIAL MEDIA Hello. I just thought would share the results of my Thirty Day Productivity Challenge with all of you out there on the Internet. I originally found the challenge in a book I was reading at the time (April 9th, 2014) on how to work for yourself. I am allegedly a … More 30 Days Social Media Free !
So here is my mini-rant of the day… Why when trapped in limbo (waiting room, airport, doctor’s office, hospital room, car, parking lot) do I find a laptop in my lap? In truth it only frustrates me more as it tends to demonstrate how very alone I actually am. I write to … More tl;dr and you
Those who prefer pure civility and “play nice” probably should not read this. Stick to my Facebook statuses. You were warned. So….okay then. I was on Facebook today reading the various cute little photo quotes that people share and I came across this little gem. Beneath a fairly standard posting about loving all of ones’ … More Pray for me but….
So I just lost a job opportunity (writing) because I posted my initial research questions on Facebook. One of my relatives felt that the questions I was asking were dangerous – never mind that I had run them past a publisher, his lawyer, and an IT professional BEFORE posting them. This relative then proceeded to … More To Facebook or not to Facebook
Feeling angry today. I have spent most of the last month a) seriously ill and b) more isolated than ever. One big lesson this month is that Facebook is really and profoundly a waste of time. It’s all social and no networking. You can talk about your kitty and get a million hits; and … More Zero tolerance policy for hypocrites