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01 January 2014 @ 11:30 am
Start Again  
Haven't posted here much in the last year. Partly, my work schedule takes me away from everything more than i care to admit, partly a bit of burn-out, whatever. Gotta admit, though, I miss the old place. So, thinking of opening the windows, airing it out, giving it a bit of a dust, and firing it back up.

Gonna try to make a regular thing of posting. I was never one who was so happy about Facebook and any other 'social media'. I avoided it for a long time until I found it to be the one place I could try and keep up with an old friend who might have been dying. Well, several years later, she's (thankfully!) still alive, but I hang around there because most other people are there, primarily. Still, it's just not for me.

'Social Media'...ha. Used to be that I'd get together with friends and we'd talk, laugh, game, goof around, etc. Now, I see groups of people gathered together to stare at their own smartphones. Not my kind of hang-out. Just a couple nights ago, I took Jessica and her mom out to dinner. As we walked to our table, it seemed that every group I passed had at least half the table playing with phones or tablets. Kids included! It is no surprise to me that children seem to have such low interaction skills and abilities, we aren't teaching them how to act in public, how to speak and converse, or how to deal with the world around them. Sorry, topic swerve, but it was on my mind.

Anyway, FB has it's use, but it's not as good for discussion and pondering. Heya, LJ, I missed you.

Dunno who all is still around here, reading, so gimme a holler.
Current Music: Curve - Ice That Melts The Tips
Mari Adkins: destiny bradfordmariadkins on January 1st, 2014 05:29 pm (UTC)
hey there! :)
PolyDadpolydad on January 1st, 2014 08:03 pm (UTC)
Still here. Still reading.
Duchess Webbduchess_webb on January 2nd, 2014 12:10 am (UTC)
Miss you too, my friend. :-)
Sarahskeets on January 2nd, 2014 01:12 am (UTC)
Μαχομαιmaxomai on January 2nd, 2014 02:17 am (UTC)
This mike is still on.
Davehowlin_wolf_66 on January 2nd, 2014 02:20 pm (UTC)
Welcome back. You've been missed. :-)
Kellykwsapphire on January 2nd, 2014 05:19 pm (UTC)
*poke* I'm still here!

Sometimes I go a few weeks without reading my flist, and a couple months without posting.. but I'm still here! And still no intention of migrating over to FB.
Susan Kit the firstmigness on January 3rd, 2014 12:11 am (UTC)
Sphynx: daddy's little dragontheatresphynx on January 4th, 2014 08:04 pm (UTC)
Hey Hey!

FB has it's uses, but I was never one to post much anyway.

I'm still around!
Exhalations into the Ether: Green smoke dragondragon_smoke on January 7th, 2014 04:38 am (UTC)
I was just thinking much of the same thing about FB, and decided to check out good old LJ. Nice to see some of my other friends are doing the same.
The Cynicdiscordian on January 19th, 2014 03:46 pm (UTC)
You're the only one I know that still posts here... so once in a while I come in to check up on ya.