Two of the highlights from the BBQ we had at our place last night (besides the pleasure of having our awesome friends over)... Ryan made the most awesome Krispy Kreme s'mores made with donuts, marshmallows and peanut butter cups (full instructions on how to make them yourself here...) After stuffing ourselves with those, we then played the … Continue reading Krispy Kreme S’mores Against Crotch Rot
Gabe Gets Unstitched
Sara and I dropped by the "Wigen man cave" last night to hang out with everyone, do a little grilling and partake in the usual madness and fun that always seems to occur there. We got to catch up with friends who we haven't seen for a while and also got to hear Heather's uncle … Continue reading Gabe Gets Unstitched
Only Your Offline Social Network Online?
While Sara and I were sitting on the couch last night she expressed disappointment that she couldn't play Nintendo DS games online with her daughter while she was at her ex's house. At the time we didn't know about Nintendo Wifi Connection but it did get us thinking about technologies like Bump on the iPhone and Android … Continue reading Only Your Offline Social Network Online?
Friends You Are Sorry You Added On Facebook
We all have know people on Facebook that we wish we hadn't added as friends. People who we've added, are friends with, but either don't like what they do with their profile or are unwilling to "hurt their feelings" and just unfriend them. People like Misery Lady, who every time she updates makes you hungry … Continue reading Friends You Are Sorry You Added On Facebook
Friendship Is More Than 140 Characters
9 days after I posted about reducing the number of shared links I was posting to Twitter, I received this from a friend via a series of direct messages: Hey Paul, I just wanted to let you know why I am unfollowing before I do so. I followed you to follow *You* not your blog, … Continue reading Friendship Is More Than 140 Characters
So you think you’ve got friends?
The comic strip says it all really. Why do social networks insist on calling all of your online acquaintances friends, when you’ve probably only met less that 1% of them in real life? Maybe they should call them buddies, pals, stalkers or something? (Image via Non Sequitor)