My 80th Birthday Party

This piece is a fictional story with fictional characters. It is the story I imagined when making the photo of this elderly man in a park.

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The (In)-famous Like Button

You may or not have noticed that the LIKE button is back in my posts. Have I changed my mind? Or has something else happened against my will? Want to hear about it? You may have had the same problem though not for the same reason. You perhaps may want to know what happens to […]

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Why I Removed the ‘Like’ Button 

After posting last Friday, and linking it to the blog of a friend, she warned me that she couldn’t find my post after clicking in the Pingback, nor could find it in the reader. I tried to get access to the post outside my dashboard and got the same message she did: nothing found. What […]

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Ramblings of Consciousness

No idea how to start. As I write I think of the things I would have said when I would be from a different planet. Now I just happen to be here. I had to think twice this morning when I felt the customary adrenaline rush going up and down my body. At least now […]

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It is not Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s day, and although I don’t celebrate it here in Europe, its  presence doesn’t go unnoticed. Corporate marketing makes sure we find romance in the shops. I never bothered to know the real meaning of this day. Today I did a quick historical research and found interesting facts. The day of romance is named after a Christian martyr, and […]

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I’m Still Following You

I suppose I wasn’t the only one who woke up a few days ago surprised to find a new notification system. In general, change doesn’t scare me nor bothers me, and often it serves me a purpose. I learn, grow, improve, and for that I see change as an essential part of my life. But […]

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Turn Over a New Leaf

There is a myth that the butterfly is a symbol of transformation because of its process of metamorphosis. From egg, to larvae (caterpillar), to pupa (the chrysalis or cocoon) and finally from the cocoon comes the butterfly. This change occurs in a short span of about a month. We can relate to the deepest symbolic […]

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We Are All Cyborgs Now

Have you ever wondered how healthy your relationship with social media channels is? Have you ever – if you are a parent – worried about the time your kids spend connected with social media? Have you ever developed cyber-friendships with people you never met nor talked to? Have you ever heard of cyborg anthropology, and did you know that […]

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