Life, News & Culture

The news is drowning me

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When I say “the news”, you must know what I mean? It’s everywhere, seeping into every conversation and every post I see online. I’m not here to complain, but to tell you that we might […]

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Let’s talk about memories

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When I wrote this in 2014, there was a viral momentum that pushed memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease into the national spotlight. Then, and even now, the United States had a problem that basically needed […]

News & Culture

What’s it like in space?

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      When I discovered Chris Hadfield’s tweets last spring, I was obsessed. Seriously, I turned into a one woman fan club when I emailed new photos to my family, probably with the subject […]

News & Culture

April Fool’s Day online

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Last night I had this conversation with my husband: Him: “Virgin America is installing Nest [automated thermostats] into each of its seats.” Me: “That’s too much.” Him: “But still cool.” Today I see an update from […]

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Why I hate the “like” button

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The other day I went to Facebook and did something simple: I scrolled through and watched a video someone had posted. What to do after that seemed complicated all of a sudden. I had a […]