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Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Not fighting progress, just in the way

First it was blogging that was only for old folks.

Now it's Facebook.

I didn't resist blogging---and I miss so many of the people whose wisdom and humour and quirkiness spiced up my blogging time, but I did resist Facebook.  I finally took it on as a resource for my PFLAG Canada work and discovered many of my old blogging friends and most of my family, and I've found it a quick but superficial way to keep in touch with people.  Not mostly old people, just people.

I resisted and still resist Twitter because, with my digital prowess, it takes me longer to get 146 characters right than it does to find, address and send a postcard.

Ditto the other "instant" messaging.

If I don't have blogging or Facebooking, I might have to take up talking. 

5 comments:

  1. I just use Twitter to follow newsy types of posts from more major contributors. FB is more for keeping up to date with "friends" and posting the occasional drivel. I don't know why I blog. :)

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  2. I hate Facebook with a passion reserved only for things that truly deserve to be hated. I'm on twitter though. I mostly use it to read celebrity tweets because I'm cool like that. HAHA!

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  3. I love FB and I love blogging but it's not as popular with the younger folks. I have Twitter but rarely use it although my blog posts automatically feed there. Wait until you see my Christmas newsletter. I have your red jacket with the roses collar on in one and the orange fleece jacket in another.

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  4. I'm sick of FB. To me it is just like high school all over again. I only keep it so I can see how my young cousins are growing up as I never get to see them any more. I refuse to use Twitter and will just stick to blogging. I'm glad you are back to blogging. :-)
    blessings
    ~*~

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  5. I'm addicted to blogging and Facebook ... I tweet on occasion.

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