At times people set the tone in a conversation or an interaction and then accuse a person of behaving in a way that is inaccurate. Read More Tag. You’re IT!
When my daughter came home with the first book in the four-part Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer, it was a week before the first movie in the series came out and she wanted us to read it — together! Well, what mom of a teen wouldn’t jump at such an invitation? Read More Twilight: America’s Love Affair with Dysfunctional Love
I run a website where I am writing a fictional love story based on a well-known icon. It started out as just fun and really was, until a bunch of overzealous fans tried to take over. They were a nasty little clique, ewww; women in their 30s and 40s still playing the high school Mean Girl game. Read More Cliques ‘n’ Shit
In Hey, That’s MY Business! Information Control I talked about the ways people try to control others by attempting to dictate what they can and can’t talk about. Some people, I argued, like to label topics as “their business,” which is to put it plainly, a lie. Read More Sssshhhh!!! Can You Keep a Secret?
Every one of us, I’m sure, has been on the receiving end of a variation of this kind of complaint: “Why did you tell such and such about what happened at Starbucks last Tuesday? That’s MY business!” Read More Hey, That’s MY Business! Information Control.
Imagine walking into a bank. An eerie silence fills the room and you notice, too late, after the door closes behind you, that something is very wrong. Read More Something IS Wrong
I liken the Internet to a huge mall full of stores and kiosks peddling every single item you can think of to a never-ending supply of customers. I bet the entrepreneurs looking to make their millions through this medium share my vision. But one thing baffles me. Read More Communication, the Digital Way