How Strangers from the Internet Changed My Life

December 13, 2017 / 17 Comments

The other day I walked past a mirror and caught a glimpse of myself. I turned around, stared into my reflection, and thought, I’ve changed. How have I changed? When did this happen? And why?   For one, I have gotten noticeably, um, frumpier. The last time I got my…

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How I Met My Husband on Twitter

March 31, 2017 / 10 Comments

When I tell people my husband and I met on Twitter they usually react in the same way. First, they show genuine excitement and exclaim something like, “Oh wow,” often adding a follow-up remark like, “That is so cool!” Then there is a pause, a head tilt, maybe a wrinkled…

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Do You Have to Be Social on Social Media?

March 28, 2017 / 4 Comments

There is something bothering me about social media and I’m wondering if it’s just me. I have noticed a few users following me, mostly on Twitter and Instagram, who don’t have profile pictures. It bothers me. Not necessarily because I can’t see their faces, their pictures could be of a…

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