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What did I do on my visit to NYC? Spent almost nine hours in a coffee shop, of course!

Most people travel to New York City to stroll in Central Park, visit Wall Street, glimpse the Statue of Liberty, gawk at the Empire State Building, admire paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, catch a Broadway play near … Continue reading

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The challenges of clicking outside our comfort zone

Did you know the Internet comes complete with invisible barriers, gates, chain link fences, and padlocks? Did you know that–usually–after the first buzz of Internet excitability, interest and exploration wears off–we usually settle into a comfortable routine of visiting a … Continue reading

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Ain’t gonna tweet no more, no more, ain’t gonna tweet no more…

Goodbye, Twitter. Our tweeting days are over.  I have been singing that old spiritual in my head for the past few days:  Ain’t gonna tweet no more, no more, ain’t gonna tweet no more. It really doesn’t have a tune … Continue reading

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You can’t hug your imaginary Internet friends…

Years ago, maybe in the beginning of my blogging career, two non-computer non-Internet friends gasped in horror, “Your Internet friends are not real!” (They did not gasp simultaneously, but gasped with the same frowning disbelief in the space of a couple … Continue reading

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ATTENTION FELLOW BLOGGERS!

Fellow bloggers!  Stop what you’re doing!  Pry your fingers off the keyboard!  Quit thinking about what you’re going to say next!   (clearing throat)  Thank you.   It just hit me like a bolt of lightning this morning.  We bloggers have to … Continue reading

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Why did the people wonder why the porcupine crossed the road?

People, people, people. I do not have the answer to the question:  Why did the porcupine cross the road? I know you think I have the answer because about 400 of you have cheerfully (or morbidly) Googled that question within … Continue reading

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Facebook, we’ve got issues…

Dear Facebook, I don’t know how to begin this letter to you.  How to express this.  But it’s been bothering me for a while lately, so–here goes. It’s like this:  I both like you and don’t like you. Maybe there are … Continue reading

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The secret lives of bloggers

So you think you know about your blogger friends, do you?  You think you know about what makes them tick.  What they like.  What they don’t like.  How they act.  How they don’t act.  We read our blogging buddies day … Continue reading

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