Tag Archives: social media

Don’t go believing everything social media says

Please, dear readers, never let your thoughts convince you that Cousin Lindsey or Friend Derek or Acquaintance Daniella has a better life than you. Forget their sixteen pictures of babies, tropical vacations, or happy interludes. Remember that Social Media only … Continue reading

Posted in June 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

Feelin’ birthday blessings…

  I am driving back home today along the shores of Lake Superior, thinking now of you and you and you. The car tires strum pavement, waves lap and seagulls wing overhead. Have just spent almost a week with my … Continue reading

Posted in July, 2016 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 56 Comments

My challenges with wood splitter motors and social media

Here is what I am not posting on Facebook:  Our wood splitter motor, RIP, died yesterday.  For five years he thwacked hearty logs in halves and quarters.  We’ll miss him dearly.  He spewed oil and gas fumes upon us as … Continue reading

Posted in July 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 70 Comments

The myth of 1,000 blog followers

Yes, dear readers, it’s been an auspicious day.  This very blog–Lake Superior Spirit–hath reached the lofty goal of 1,000 followers!  Why, this  happened just after lunch.  I’ve been watching with one lazy eye as the numbers soared during recent weeks. … Continue reading

Posted in May 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 70 Comments

Ready, set, reactivate Facebook

Saturday, unexpectedly, the typing fingers did something truly amazing. They reactivated my Facebook account after a six-month deactivation. I am still attempting to reconcile with the errant digits. As some of you might remember, this blogger has been sometimes Facebook-challenged. … Continue reading

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I’ve decided! Facebook is out.

Good morning, friends and family! I have decided. It’s always good when a decision arrives. Not one minute too early and not one minute too late. Just like the snow.  It obviously couldn’t arrive before yesterday–even though it usually tentatively … 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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