Monthly Archives: July 2010

Mirror, mirror

I think we’ve all seen this happen:  Once an outfit gets put into motion, that is, once someone walks in it, the shape changes completely. It takes on a life of it’s own. For this reason, I’ve long thought that … Continue reading

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I care enough to be apathetic

I’d like to rehabilitate “apathy”. Not just the word, but the whole idea of it. It should be okay not to care about something. It seems so much more to the point to say, “I don’t care” rather than “I … Continue reading

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TV Tuesday: What do you know

I like watching Jeopardy.  It makes me feel smart to be able to answer the questions none of the other contestants get. The sad part is that I know that this information is generally useless (and yes, I know that’s … Continue reading

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That wasn’t me

I just got finished reading one of those long NY Times articles that make you feel smart when you finish them. It was all about how the internet is making it impossible for us to forget and thus forgive our … Continue reading

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Check out time

My understanding of 83% of what is going on in the world is vague and incomplete. So when I read a headline that Foursquare had surpassed 100 million check-ins, I really wasn’t sure what to do with that information. I’m … Continue reading

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Written all over my face

I remember when mood rings first came out. Someone had the genius idea of using liquid crystals that change color in response to temperature changes to dupe people into thinking that they could advertise their moods on their fingers. As … Continue reading

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Set filters to stun

We all know people who need filters. They need to have one last check of what they are going to say before it comes out.  They may say things that are inappropriate to the situation or provide unnecessarily graphic descriptions … Continue reading

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