#SuicideBy (fill in the blank)

Suicide is no joke and it’s never been my intention to cause additional pain to anyone who may have lost someone to suicide, or who may have thoughts of suicide. If you need help, there are people and organizations trained to do so. Here is the number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).Having … Continue reading #SuicideBy (fill in the blank)

Listmania! Top 10 Bands on Spotify

I like lists and I like music. Easy blog post. But first, a couple of caveats. First, this is a list of bands I’m listening to today. My son asked me “Where are The Beatles”? I like The Beatles. In fact, they would likely be in my Top 10 Bands of All Time (Oooo! Another … Continue reading Listmania! Top 10 Bands on Spotify

New Day Resolutions

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? My daughter asked our family this question during Christmas break.  She had obviously already thought this through as she was able to eloquently answer her own question. My wife, always the pragmatic one, laughed, and in Cantonese opined (and I’m paraphrasing), “Making New Year’s resolutions is useless. Don’t … Continue reading New Day Resolutions

To Blog, or Not To Blog

Should a person Blog? Tweet? Post? Is it in his/her best interest? If so, then why? What is the objective? Should you separate your Twitter activity from your Facebook activity, or should you try to meld them all together? These are the questions that I’m trying to figure out, so if you have any insight, … Continue reading To Blog, or Not To Blog

Social Networking Filter on High

Earlier today I tweeted something about SUICIDE and within seconds I regretted it and deleted it.  It was fairly mundane, but I could see where somebody who had lost a loved one or struggled with suicidal thoughts, might take offense.   So, to be on the safe side I deleted it.  It got me thinking about all … Continue reading Social Networking Filter on High