I’ve figured out why I’m having such a hard time transitioning from social media posts to website posts. It’s so much more complicated!
Facebook/Instagram makes it incredibly easy to pick a photo from my iPhone, upload it to the platform, type in some words, and press publish. My website, on the other hand, does not work so seamlessly. Because I’m sure you don’t want to hear all the nitty-gritty details of my technology travails, I’ll just say that this post is an experiment. I’ll also say that I’m thinking of hiring someone to build me a better website. Meanwhile…
What do you think of the Oz earrings? Aren’t they cute? I adore them, not least because my friend Wendy, a fellow writer and Advanced Copies writing group founder, gifted them to me when she heard about my plans to write about Oz.
Friends are so much better than technology! If only we could have one-to-one conversations with each and every person instead of building a platform, collecting people to “follow” and “follow-back” on socials, writing posts and sharing photos and sending them out into the ether where some will get snagged liked plastic bags floating around the ocean and caught in fishing nets.
I WISH I could just sit with you at a cafe, drink coffees or a bubbly, pink Prosecco, and talk about life for awhile. I did just that with my friend Andrea yesterday after we wandered around Balboa Park for awhile in the sunshine. There’s nothing like sitting across from a dear friend and seeing them smile when you say something even mildly amusing, watching their eyes light up when they tell you about their recent happy news, or even offering a sympathetic grimace when you share a disappointment.
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