on our Nation / WRITING

The Day After (the debate debacle)

I went to bed feeling like I’d been at a funeral. (Or an awkward 30th high school reunion.) Still, it was great to see old faces… all those friends who came out of the woodwork to chat on Facebook–some that I haven’t seen or spoken to in decades. Did democracy just die? Did you feel … Continue reading

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Social Media / Technology / WRITING

On the Difference between Facebook & Twitter; and the Vitality of Social Media

This quote from author/speaker/teacher Marianne Williamson sums up the greater meaning of the social media explosion around the world for me~ “It is not only our interconnectedness technologically that promises to shift the world we live in, but our interconnectedness humanly and spiritually.” Erik Qualman, the author of “Socialnomics,” shares a statistic that points to … Continue reading