Friend-Family Scam Part 2

The other day my relative told me about how they got another one of the "friends and family" scam phone calls. They answered the phone, "hello." "Hi grandma," he sniffled, "how are you? This is your grandson." The voice did not sound like any of her grandkids. Immediately the relative knew that it was a scam. … Continue reading Friend-Family Scam Part 2

Social Media Friend Categories

When it comes to people on social media there seems to be categories that they can fall into; over-sharer, politically charged, etc.  I recently ran into a short video done by Studio C that describes a few of the categories: I have them listed below (categories are theirs, description is my summary): Politically Charged: Shares … Continue reading Social Media Friend Categories

Online Friend List Songs

I recently ran into two songs that discuss issues with an online friend list.  The first song Unfriend Me, by Sandy and Richard Riccardi, talks about how on social media people like all the cute pictures, all the happy things.  Yet as soon as there is a post where they are expressing an actual opinion the … Continue reading Online Friend List Songs

My Living Will (joke)

Text in image: My Living Will. Last night, my kids and I were sitting in the living room and I said to them, "I never want to live in a vegetative state, dependent on some machine and fluids from a bottle.  If that ever happens, just pull the plug."  They got up, unplugged the computer … Continue reading My Living Will (joke)