Dear reader,

A happy and prosperous 2013 to you.

The last few weeks have been something. Among other things in the news, there have been shootings – God rest the souls of those dear children, a flu outbreak, and killer whales stuck under ice. Continue reading Unselfish


Social Media: Character Limits

Image credits: ddpavumba, Idea go

I was just perusing my Facebook news feed as usual some minutes ago, and for some reason I recalled how tedious it can get to read some status updates. Now, for me, the word “tedious” brings to mind status updates and notes I have come across in the last few years. I recently started tweeting actively, and I very much recall a time in the past when Facebook had a character limit for status updates (if you remember this, raise your hands and say “aye!”). Some part of me misses those days, particularly because of how some can cause unrest with the quality of posts they put out there. And I mean that literally; else, how do you explain logging on to Facebook to relax after a full day of actively engaging your mind, only to be assaulted with different forms of literary jargon? Continue reading Social Media: Character Limits