A moral quandary in the age of social media

I wake up. I stumble into my clothes, snarf some breakfast, and hop on the bus. I open up facebook, and have to take a breath and gird my social media loins (that sounds really dirty, but I’m keeping it!). It’s Valentine’s Day, and I have to prepare myself. My feed is going to beContinue reading “A moral quandary in the age of social media”

Happy Holidays from Boston

I’ve been Boston for 20 days now, not counting my little “training” visit back in November. And I have a problem. I can’t seem to figure out what to say about it. The problem is that this whole thing, this whole adventure – it doesn’t feel real. I keep waiting for the conference to endContinue reading “Happy Holidays from Boston”

Memorial Day Musings

Memorial Day began after the Civil War. Did you know that?  It’s a holiday meant to honor the soldiers who can’t hear our tributes any more; the ones who died in service to our country.  Of course, we also honor those who made it home alive, and their families, and the ones currently serving.  ButContinue reading “Memorial Day Musings”

Grateful for snail mail

This is the time of year when I realize that I’ve watched my friends’ kids grow up via Christmas card.  I’m so GLAD we still have snail mail to deliver these little time capsules to my mailbox.  They go up on the wall above my home desk and I glance at them and marvel thatContinue reading “Grateful for snail mail”

I’m a tree decorating genius

At the risk of sounding like my least favorite Broadway leading lady, Elle Woods… OH MY GOD, OH MY GOD, YOU GUYS! I am officially brilliant.  Allow me to explain. I’m not sure if this is a trend among my readers, but I am exhausted this holiday season.  I’m not sure why.  I’ve got ChristmasContinue reading “I’m a tree decorating genius”