Archive for ‘Activism’

February 2, 2012

My Social Media Addiction.

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* Revised from a piece I wrote for Photo by Edgar Montano. That is not me in the photo.

Beating addiction ain’t easy.

I would have shared this with you sooner, but I got a bit distracted by twitter and a few facebook updates from “friends” I don’t really know-know.

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November 25, 2011

Occupy The Holidays.

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Santa Claus is coming to town, and to your mall…


… not really about refusing to spend a dime over the holiday season. It’s about taking a deep breath and deciding to

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September 28, 2011

The Quote Everyone In This Country Needs to Read.

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There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. ~Elizabeth Warren

Other than the fact she said “his” and not “his or her” I think this is right on. Do you agree? Disagree? Why?

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September 27, 2011

Plant Your Rainforest Tree — It’s Free.

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The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now. ~Chinese Proverb

In Brazil, 1.5 acres of rainforest are lost every second.

Join me in supporting the Plant 25,000 Tree Campaign. It’s easy! To plant a tree, simply sign up to be a member of My Green Face, an online environmental community that engages its members to learn, share, discuss—and take action. There’s no cost to you!

My Green Face will plant

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September 14, 2011

Social Media: 3 No-No’s + One Big Yes

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Brewed in a hot tub.

My husband’s colleague and marketing ,exec Bill, urged me to hop onto the social media wagon a few years ago—just months after I launched I had heard about facebook, which struck me as blah blah blah nonsense for tweens and teens who can’t keep their hands or eyes or minds off their smart phones. Since we were in a hot tub

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