In one of her Lord Peter Whimsy books, Dorothy Sayers has Whimsy talk about books in a person’s library. He says that they mark a person’s history and are markers of their journey – that we move from book to book like a hermit crab outgrowing its shell, leaving the old husk … [Read more...] about The Twitter Cleanup
I recently changed the way I use Facebook. I deleted my personal account that had several thousand “friends”- most of whom I never knew in real life - and started over, this time only friending people I knew, liked and had spent time with. I also made the decision to not friend … [Read more...] about Nobody has a right to all of you.
As anyone who has known me any length of time can tell you, I have struggled for years with how to do Facebook. I love Facebook. I also hate Facebook. I love being invited into people’s lives, to see the pictures of their families, to know what they are passionate about, to hear … [Read more...] about Quitting Facebook. Again. Sorta.
“But where will you get your news?” That was a question I was asked yesterday, in response to my blog post earlier this week about my decision to leave Facebook. The asker went on to say how much he enjoyed getting his news all in one place, filtered by his friends and people … [Read more...] about Getting News After Leaving Facebook
I’m not sure when it happened. Not really. I can point to the week, but not the day, when I had had enough. When I decided it was time – I am walking away from Facebook. It may have been while I was in the Bay Area of California at a house where I had no obligations for 48 … [Read more...] about Why I Am Leaving Facebook