Last night as I got in my car and turned it on, a familiar song was on the radio. It was Kris Allen’s “Live Like We’re Dying.” I thought, “How appropriate, for New Year’s Eve.” Some of my favorite lyrics exist in this very song. I started thinking about my life, and what I did and did not accomplish in 2011. The “did not” list was a lot longer than the “did.” Regrets flew through my head at an amazing speed. Continue reading »
Facebook! Evvvvveryone and their mother (literally,) has Facebook. Some choose not to “friend” their parents or relatives… most of the time because they don’t want them to see what they post. My parents are on my Facebook friends list, because I don’t mind if they read what I have to say on Facebook. I try to be as positive on Facebook as I am on this site. My grandma could read my Facebook posts, and I wouldn’t be embarrassed by them.
My opinion on “not friending” parents is this: I understand not wanting parents “too involved” in your life. But if it is only because you would be embarrassed if they did read it, you should probably reconsider what you are posting. I’m not saying “shame on you!” or saying you are a bad person — Just something to think about. Continue reading »