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My Own Slow Media Movement

posted Tuesday December 15th, 2009

From the “now I’ve heard everything” category, a while ago there was a piece on Marketplace about the Slow Media Movement. Like Slow Food, but with real mail and landlines. Of course, as the story admitted, the movement’s being promoted on Facebook. Ridiculous.  But I will say that while I’ve become a texting/googling/emailing/multi-tasking fool, I do […]


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Google, Facebook and Dopey

posted Saturday March 14th, 2009

Sometimes google really takes the fun out of life. For a nerd, anyway. As previously revealed on this blog, yes, I was a member of my high school’s Speech and Debate team. (I believe I’ve already admitted I went to a debate tournament the night of my senior prom.) I’m old enough to remember the world […]


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Someone Kick My Butt, Please

posted Thursday October 2nd, 2008

Just when I think we’re just fine, making do with what Sophie’s being handed (or not) in kindergarten, something happens to knock me off my clogs. (If you’ve never worn clogs, you won’t understand that saying.) I reconnected this week with a lovely woman in town whose daughter is just about Sophie’s age, and also has […]


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