What you see. The fine art of self-deception

This post started from reading this hilarious post by twenty-something Olivia Muenter. She, very wittily, makes a good point about social media. We present the “Good Parts Version” (GPV) of ourselves to the world, hoping for approval. That’s pretty much it in a nutshell. I’m always mildly surprised when someone seems outraged at this truth. ThisContinue reading “What you see. The fine art of self-deception”

Fooling Around

I’ve been introduced to IFTTT – a groovy little app that allows me to control where things are cross-posted. “IFTTT” stands for If THIS then THAT and is pronounced like ‘gift’ without the ‘g.’ So I’ve been playing with it. This morning, I realised that it needed tweaking because my posts from this blog wereContinue reading “Fooling Around”

All About Me – sort of

It took me a long time to learn that no one ~NO ONE~ was ever going to love me differently than I loved myself. ~Anonymous I just received an email from http://www.blessingmanifesting.com, aka Dominee. I first learned of her last year – I have no recollection how. In any case, my introduction to her wasContinue reading “All About Me – sort of”

Running Amok with Social Media

~What you hear depends on what you were thinking before you heard it~ I’ve sat on this one for awhile because I had to sort out what I thought about the whole deal. Read the post for yourself (Sexist Joke whistle-blower fired) but in summary, a woman overheard two professionals talking at the PyCon Conference, interpretedContinue reading “Running Amok with Social Media”

Curiosity Doesn’t Always Kill the Cat

Good adjustment means that you let others see who you really are instead of who you wish they think you are. ~@sgbrownlow I follow a number of stellar people on Twitter (Tweeters? Tweeps? Twitterers? Twits?) and have quite the collection of 140-character tweets that I’d like to plaster all over the walls of my office. MostContinue reading “Curiosity Doesn’t Always Kill the Cat”