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therapy: hit and run/walk/get outside


I move to Hong Kong in two weeks, so it is entirely reasonable that people are starting to ask me if I'm ready. The short answer is "no." The long answer is "NoooooOOOOOooooOOOOOOOOooooo." There are about a million things to... Continue Reading →

RinR: The Facebook “Shared Memories” Thing, and other thoughts if I get there.


I can't decide my feelings towards Facebook's flashback feature. Like so many updates over the years, I feel it snuck up on me one day, the way the newsfeed and political garbage (if this Donald Trump madness persists I am moving... Continue Reading →

My Facebook Pledge of Baby Goats, Food, Sunshine, etc.


I like attention (pretend to be surprised). I love making people laugh and feel loved, I've got a reaction to or opinion about almost anything, I make a lot of noise. So Facebook is really exciting place for me. It's amazing... Continue Reading →

GuideForGuys: How to Set Up an Online Dating Profile


Confession time: I recently set up an account on Match.com - more for an ego boost than an actual desire to start dating before I bounce to Brazil for two years. I've played around with Tinder, OkCupid, and eHarmony before (btw,... Continue Reading →

7 Steps to Write a Viral Post (This is not sarcastic.)


Step One: Choose your title. I have collected all that remains of titles from the internet. Simply choose one and fill in the blanks. It's kind of like Madlibs. Insert a number, insert a noun. Tip - no one likes... Continue Reading →

AmberAlert via Text – Why this is Amazing.


I remember being very asleep when my mom came in my room. I was in fourth or fifth grade, and the Polly Klaas story was something we had followed at home and on the playground. My mom crept in, sniffling,... Continue Reading →

Smartphones. Hrm.


Does your phone affect your relationships? Choose: Huh? What was the question? Someone @replied me on Twitter just now. My phone makes my relationships stronger because it adds more streams of communication and helps me stay in closer touch with... Continue Reading →

Daily Prompt: Undo


If you could uninvent something, what would it be? I have some ideas. Commercials - they make me want to buy things I don't need, eat things I don't need, and sometimes they make me cry (curse you, Hallmark). They also... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Ways the Technology is Sucking Out My Soul (and probably yours, too) (301)


10. GPS - I have a love/hate relationship with GPS. I remember fondly the days of getting the swim team roster and pulling out the Thomas Brothers mapbook, looking up the addresses of all the cute boys. I miss feeling my... Continue Reading →

How to Use Pager Code (299)


Several times in my teaching career I have found myself saying "143" and watching my students do a double-take. "What did you say that for?" they ask their number-spouting Latin teacher, who often claims she doesn't "believe in science or... Continue Reading →

278: Search Thyself – Part 2


There is a sweet tool on WordPress (my blog host) that allows you to see how people stumble (drunkenly, blindly, willingly?) upon your humble blog. The stats also shows you what country people are viewing you from....so I can know... Continue Reading →

Search thyself – the Google Machine (220)


Who invented the Google machine? Why "google" ? It has become a noun, a verb, a living breathing thing. It is our map, dictionary, phone book, film critic, encyclopedia, newspaper. I think it's making America fat. And obviously it's in... Continue Reading →

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