Friendz 4-evah?

Though Scott Brown’s Wired Magazine article on Facebook “Friendonomics” is almost 4 years old now (published in 2012), it still rings true. I was recently “found” by an ex whom with I parted amicably almost 30 years ago. She wasn’t looking to re-kindle, just to catch up. (It turns out, BOTH of us are happily married.) We had a flurry … Read More

The Facebook Reconnection Dilemma

OH MY GOD! (insert name here), HOW THE HELL ARE YOU?!!! Thereafter follows an exchange of chronicles of major events in each other’s lives since high school/college: How long it’s been, college or work, how many marriages survived, and how many offspring produced. Then follows the uncomfortable silence…Er…what now? I am sure I’m not alone in feeling the post-reconnection hangover … Read More