Twitter Boundaries: 101

Twitter Boundaries 101 We are far past the lie of “it’s just Twitter” but you can keep believing that and you might get your ass handed to you 140 characters at a time. Social Media has been the start and end of lots of folks we know, and those who are only survived by a story…

No Reason to Reject the Ordinary

As an writer I’ve always hoped for a grander life, so that after I’d passed my prime or relevance, I could write a shocking, interesting memoir and be that cool old lady who had seen the world. Unfortunately, my life has been relatively average in most respects and average is what doesn’t get written about….

This is why we’re here….

I came, I saw, I read and now I’m trying to write would be the best way to sum it up but summation won’t work here.   I recently deleted my “About Me” Pages; it was timely not only for this assignment but for the metamorphosis I would like to document on my blog.  …

Today was a good day.

Particularly so because I started to feel human in juxtaposition with the zombie like feeling that plagued my body due to the cold I had. I’m not sure if it is a cold or the flu, I just know that it won and it will continue to win because almost everyone I know is sick…

Remembering my Great Grandmother, Susan

Her name means joy, I try to keep that in mind every year as I remember her on the day that she passed. The day rushes back to me vividly and suddenly I am 12 and I’m rushing home from school because my Grandmother called the Principal and my teachers and told them I needed…

My Xanga Account

OMG. Did you have Xanga? I’ve been blogging for a long time, it started years ago with Xanga. I was so excited to find a social networking site that wasn’t about meeting boys/girls. It really was about people wanting to express themselves. For me, it was freedom. At the time I got a Xanga account,…

Faithfulness of Mind

Sometimes it takes more than a firm hand to correct a wrong. Sometimes it takes a glimpse of what you’ve done shown in the tears of a lover. I never wanted to cause you pain and here I am hurting you. I never wanted to be this torn from you. We’ve put ourselves in this…

Cover your books

Buying exercise books were one way you recognized that the summer break was over and that it was time to go back to school. The notebooks were standard, they all looked alike and had the same amount of pages. The same logo graced the front and handy references covered the back. There was everything from…