Your camera should not be my lens

I don’t want to start this blog entry with the typical, “I couldn’t believe my eyes” statement. That’s trite, right? I’m a writer. I should be beyond trite. But I couldn’t believe my eyes. Within the past few months, I’ve seen things on social media I never wanted to see. So, I thought I’d write…

Caution: Old people using technology

I was trying to answer my father’s question about how my kids were doing but I was a bit kerfuffled. I was talking directly to his crotch. Via Skype, of course. My father still had not gotten the hang of the “newfangled” camera perched atop my mother’s desktop monitor. So, every time I spoke to…

You don’t own me

I say it defiantly, in my head, as I google myself online and realize companies have put me on display for public consumption. Go to Advance Background Checks, Instant Checkmate, Radaris, Intelius and similar online sites and look yourself up. I dare you. Double dog dare you. What you’ll find is you—on display for the…