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Social media risotto.

Late last night I found myself in a desperate situation. I was planning to head to my new favorite local grocery store first thing in the morning, but I didn’t have any idea what to make for dinner tonight and thus – no idea what to get. (Not a bad problem to have, I understand, [...]

I once started a Twitter trend. #ramday

(For those readers who don’t know what Twitter is, I suggest watching this video before you read this post.) ————— Last Thursday I saw someone tweeting something that struck me as somewhat random. And I liked it. I thought, that’s really cool. I love learning offbeat things about people. And that was the beginning of [...]

Flock to It!: Bookworms on a budget

One of the best perks, so far, of having my own blog has been learning from the people who read it. Of course that was something I expected and hoped for when I started my journey in to social media, but unlike services like Twitter, which is so obviously a conversation between people, blogging seemed–at [...]

Twitter v. Plurk? Consider me your sidekick

Most of the television shows I’ve seen have presented the classic scenario of a character trying to choose between two lovers. “Who should I choose?” they whine. “Who’s better?” Then, inevitably, their sidekick-y friend steps in with the perfect solution: make a list! List the things you like about both people, and whichever column is [...]

The second mouse gets the cheese

Last week I was scrubbing the bathtub, and I don’t know if it was the bleach, or my circulation being cut off at the knees, but I got to talking to myself. (Inside my head, mind you. I haven’t completely lost my marbles.) The conversation went a little like this: “Why am I scrubbing the [...]

“Excuse me, have we met on the Internet?”

So I went to my first social media-related event last night, the Boston Communications Happy Hour. I didn’t quite know what to expect going in. Will these people be cool? Will they be, you know, normal? Of course the answer to all of those questions was yes, and what’s more—I actually had a great time. [...]

New kid on the blog(osphere)

It’s no secret that I’m the ‘new kid’ when it comes to the newer and more involved social media tools. Just a month ago I had never heard of Twitter, and my only experience with the blog world (or the “blogosphere,” as my Dad was proud to be able to correct me) has been a [...]