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.: Thirty Three :. A birthday and its gifts…

Thirty Three. I’m not sure if I ever really thought I’d be this old. Not because I was sick, or I didn’t have goals… I just sincerely didn’t see myself beyond my twenties. It was all unknown for so long. Here I am. 32 was a difficult year. It was 365 days where I ached…

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.: Freedom of Photo :. What Facebook Protects and Removes…

“Graphic images shared for sadistic effect or to celebrate or glorify violence have no place on our site.” (Facebook’s Community Standards.)     I stumbled across this photo on my feed and instantly guessed that it had to be a hoax. I couldn’t imagine Facebook allowing this content. But, even after 48 hours- it’s there….

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.: Heaven Can Wait :. Vintage GirlmeetsGeek

(October, 2008)  Somewhere, deep down inside everyone is a little girl in her mother’s high heels that is longing to get out. It’s never been more apparent to me- the weight of what we carry with us, than as of late. We tell our children to enjoy the moments of their lives like those feelings…

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.: Will you be my friend? :. Friend requests and life…

  I’ve noticed a flux of friend requests on Facebook lately. I’ve started dwindling down my friends feed to be only things, people or causes and organizations I’d go to bat for, (or pick up at 2am when their car breaks down.) I’m still at 425- which is frankly too many people to pick-up, but…

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P.R. practitioners: Let’s stop chasing those headlines…

    Yesterday, I just had with a client about my philosophy around Public Relations.  I found myself using an analogy that we both agreed, made a lot of sense. (Though, I was ashamed that it involved a Kardashian.) I realized the truth behind the analogy was more simple than I had made it out…

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.: Depression :. We can be the tool to save a life…

If you’ve ever asked yourself the question, “Could I have done more?” The answer might be yes.       To those sharing suicide helplines and hotlines: This for you. I know you are spreading important numbers and am important message. However, it’s time we invest MORE in those that need it most. Pick up…

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.: Amazon and Hachette :. Taking the ax to e-book prices…

“Please, in your dispute with Hachette—please settle it without dragging authors into it, hurting us,” – Douglas Preston (NewYorker.com)  Over the weekend, I received an email asking me to get involved in Amazon’s on-going dispute with Hachette. Summed up in 2 sentences, it is this: Amazon believes e-books should be lower in price, Hachette believes…

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