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…

Putting the candid in candidkay

Writing a blog can be detrimental to your social life. Or so I’ve heard. People either friend you because they want to be mentioned or they are terrified to talk to you for fear they will be mentioned. And then, there are those who say things like, “You really put a lot out there. Are…

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…

Do you see that naked emperor?

The emperor has no clothes, people. Are you with me? Or are you one of those people on LinkedIn who has thousands of connections, few of whom you really know anything about? I try to stay relevant. But a recent mishap makes me wonder why many of us are not more persnickety about our online…