Posts Tagged "facebook"

facebook is like ice cream

Posted on Sunday, September 16, 2012

facebook is like ice cream

The cravings feel the same.  Maybe the mouth doesn’t water quite as much when logging into Facebook, but both Facebook use and ice cream consumption leave some of us with a strong urge or desire to get more.  Whether the hand cups a cone or a mouse, whether it taps against the track pad or the crispy lining, the sweetness of social media and a cold creamy dessert fill us with desire.  While both seem satisfying, they leave us with a sense of false fulfillment and pain.

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i’ve spent a year away from facebook and people still like me

Posted on Friday, June 15, 2012

i’ve spent a year away from facebook and people still like me

Facebook.  For me a love, a hate.  The debates are everywhere.  Bashers eagerly point their fingers to facebook as a culprit to cheating and divorce, time spent searching virtual profiles is time away from concrete friends and family, and the list goes on.

But what keeps people coming back?  Clearly, facebook reaches hundreds, thousands, and millions of viewers daily.  It changes lives.  It reconnects lovers.  It seals career deals.  It allowed me to spread the news about a volunteer trip to Guatemala and collect thousands of dollars in donations. 

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summertime unplugged project

Posted on Friday, June 8, 2012

summertime unplugged project

I am a contradiction.  At times, I am predictable and safe.  At times, I am rebellious and spontaneous.  At times I am butterfly, full of color and social excitement.  At times, I cannot find a cave dark enough for me to hibernate. Just as the moon waxes and wanes, we too experience these continuous cycles in our lives.  The Tao Te Ching reminds me of this ebb and flow…

Yield and overcome;

Bend and be straight;

Empty and be full;

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