Tag Archives: social media

Instant Messaging: What the Kids Type and Mean

Do you know what your kids or grandkids are saying when they use instant messaging? Of course not! They have a code that’s intended to leave you in the dark. This is an old list from Kim Komando, but for … Continue reading

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Assessment Time

I was notified yesterday I was on a 72 day post streak. That’s every day this year plus a few stragglers from the end of the year. Most of the posts have been part of a scheduled plan attempting to … Continue reading

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Live from Maine

I’m trying to figure out how best to use social media. I know the different platforms, but I’m not totally sure how to maximize effectiveness. I think I realize it isn’t numbers but interactions that count. The purpose is get … Continue reading

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Pity the writer

Mama, don’t let your children grow up to be writers. Okay, you can’t prevent them from expressing themselves — nor would you want to — but season their enthusiasm with a dose of reality. As visions of Stephen King, James … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas friends

There’s an inscription in the book George Bailey receives in It’s a Wonderful Life. It read, “… remember, no man is a failure who has friends …” George, of course, was pretty despondent facing embarrassment and bankruptcy for something that … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Praise

Saturday confession time. I’m a Five Minute Friday backslider, often falling out of my Friday writing routine and into a Saturday session. But, through the grace of God and the indulgence of my fellow Five Minute Friday contributors, I know … Continue reading

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Why?

There’s an inscription in the book George Bailey finds in the film, It’s a Wonderful Life. “Remember, George: no man is a failure who has friends.” Let’s face it, sometimes we all feel we failed. Our emotions go underwater and we … Continue reading

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