Monthly Archives: December 2011

Another Random Thought about My Ambivalence Toward Christmas

I posted earlier about my ambivalence towards Christmas. This topic is still on my mind, since, you know, Christmas is just a couple of days away. One problem that I think is overlooked from all the well-intended advice about “keeping … Continue reading

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The 7th Grade Spelling Bee

My 7th grade English teacher had decided to hold a spelling bee during class. It was boys against girls, with each side lined up on opposite sides of the room. I don’t count spelling as one of my strengths, so I was … Continue reading

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Five Rules of Facebook Etiquette, Part 4: Status Updates

I’m working my way through my Five Rules of Facebook Etiquette this month. Catch up by reading Rule #1, Rule #2 and Rule #3. My fourth rule on Facebook etiquette has to do with the ubiquitous status update. The status used to be … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Like Christmas

Yep, I’m one of THOSE people. The scrooges. The grumps. The Ones Who Don’t Like Christmas. If you are one of those other types of people, The Ones Who Love Christmas, you might as well stop reading now. You are … Continue reading

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Five Rules of Facebook Etiquette, Part 3: Body Functions

I’m working my way through my Five Rules of Facebook Etiquette this month. Catch up by reading Rule #1 and Rule #2. A few years ago, when my sister was pregnant with her first child, I gave her one rule … Continue reading

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Five Rules of Facebook Etiquette, Part 2: Photo Editing

I’m working my way through my Five Rules of Facebook Etiquette this month. Catch up by reading Rule #1. My second rule has to do with my very favorite part of Facebook — photos. I LOVE Facebook photos. I love … Continue reading

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Five Rules of Facebook Etiquette, Part 1: Thread Hijacking

Something happened on Facebook this week that made me contemplate how people act on social media sites and why. It’s been said that people are likely to say things to you via the Internet that they would never have the guts to say to your … Continue reading

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