Tag: twitter

  • Why I Broke Up with Facebook

    Why I Broke Up with Facebook

    Almost daily now I receive a text or email from folks wanting to know 1) if I am okay 2) why haven't I been on Facebook. I am touched by the many kindhearted people I have encountered over my life, on and off Facebook. Many[..]
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  • Terrorism: A Branding Problem

    Terrorism: A Branding Problem

        The terrorist group that calls itself ISIS appears to be somewhat tech savvy. Every time they saw the head off another innocent human being they make sure to capture it all on their iPhones or Droids or whatever camera it is they use[..]
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  • Pray for Peace

    Pray for Peace

        I spoke with a soldier friend of mine today. He's an active-duty soldier who has served several tours of duty in Iraq. He is also somebody who grew up in war-torn Sudan. He remembers when he was a child how his homeland was[..]
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  • Not Quite Finster

    Not Quite Finster

      There we were, just taking the scenic route, over White Pass, through the Wenatchee Forest, when we came upon the unexpected. There are times when I find whimsy in the unexpected and nonsensical. This wasn't one of those times. "STOP!" I say to the[..]
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  • Spying: Who gives a bong?

    Spying: Who gives a bong?

      You might worry, too, if your last name was Zacharias. Did you see the report that the National Security Agency and FBI have breached the privacy of US citizens? Not surprisingly there isn't a Jones, Brown, Greene, or Smith in the bunch. But there[..]
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  • To expose or not to expose

    To expose or not to expose

    Those of you over 50 likely remember the Coppertone ad from our youth:   During its heyday, this ad was considered cute. Sweet. Humorous. But we were a different society then. Nobody owned personal computers. Social Media wasn't a phrase. Facebook's founder hadn't even been[..]
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  • Conversation from the TweetDeck

    Conversation from the TweetDeck

    Ashley and Zack dropped by last night at the tail-end of their summer vacation. They did a hike through the Cascades – 43 miles in two days. Poor Ashley’s feet looked like a POWs on a death march – swollen and bloodied. I knew just[..]
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