The Long Facebook Fart

Six years ago, I titled this post Why I Went Back to Myspace and Began Tweeting, saved it as a draft, and forgot about it.  Well, guess what, I’m back to somewhat wrap up this piece and let it be great. Facebook is a place i rarely go.  Why?  Because I don’t want to scroll…

Six Easy Ways of Decency

Host social gatherings that leave the guests walking out happier than when they arrived.  Doing this will keep your social skills sharp, because believe me, we all need them. Use anger to your advantage. Anger is your call to action. Don’t react; think about strategy and respond in a smart way. Practice active listening.  This…

Meet The Internet

Bored?   The Internet is just a click away. The act of signing online has radically changed into basically always being online.  The internet is no longer closely associated with desktop computers.  My phone is a miniature computer hooked into the internet.  I’m not going to sit here and tell you about the science behind all…

Parallax : How to use Parallax to your advantage

Language is everything.  Words can push, pull, mediate, infuriate, crush, build ..you name it. Today, a word opened a door.  The door was google, and of course, a definition was born in the hallway of my mind. And there it is.  PARALLAX. The sound of it just floats of my tongue, so fluid.  So, me…

5 Ways to Make it Thru the Day

I work at a huge organization, primarily made up of socially self-conscious people.  Conversations are awkward and uncomfortable.   The communal anxiety is contagious and sometimes even people who start this job ‘normal’ give in to the beast. Being socially cool at a place like this is not rocket science, but rather less work than one…

New Vocabulary / Slang

Urban Dictionary is a source of endless enlightenment. Here is a grammatically insane selection of terms you may or may not want to drop in your weekend dialogues. The examples used are my personal contributions. JetBlue Balls: When you fly somewhere for a girl and get rejected. Ex: When I was 19, I met a…

It’s not that I Don’t Trust You

Are you being lied to? This article: “How to Detect Lies” will turn you into a human lie detector. For one horrible moment, it occurred to me that most of my mannerisms were listed under ‘Signs of Deception.’ I prefer to be vague while in the presence of questionable individuals, and apparently my body language…

The “Bad Boy” Syndrome

Do I want to blog about this topic?  not really.  Does this topic need to be blogged about?  yes.   Male friends sometimes say to me, “I’m sick of the games women play.  Everytime I’m nice I get walked on.  I did everything she wanted and she dumped me.  I’m done with that.   I’m gonna be a…

Sealed with a Kiss

Before I cared about the internet, receiving letters by mail (as in…mailbox..postal) was so exciting.  Then a few too many businesses learned my name and ruined everything.  It’s bad enough to receive bills all week.  Junk mail should be illegal.     Department stores– I don’t care about your 15% off casual coordinates sale.   Auto Dealerships — …