National Novel Writer’s Month (NaNoWriMo) Strikes Again

Even with more inroads on my time (and space) than ever of late, once again I cannot resist the deceptively bright allure of…

NANOWRIMO!

I am currently a participant:

I hope to be–I intend to be–a winner at the end of this month. Best of luck to everyone else in this Iron Man of writing contests!

Will Facebook Help Us Save Our Memories?

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It seems as though every millisecond, we’re feverishly capturing our lives. You have only to look at Facebook to see photo after photo of our most cherished, cute or funny moments, stuffing albums full to their limit. Digital cameras and friendly social interfaces make a marvelous pair.

Sure, some of it is of the “Look at me!” type as we experiment with flattering angles and lighting (and Photoshop), and depending on how long-suffering our friends are, we’re vindicated with “likes” and equally flattering comments that keep us uploading more and more. Who doesn’t want their glory years to be caught in digital celluloid?

What’s this got to do with memories? Find out…