Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

I need an intervention, folks. I’m addicted to reading stupid and controversial things on Facebook and it’s making me physically ill. I deleted my account last year and it was awesome but I added it back because I was in a homeschooling group that made all their announcements about upcoming events there. Now my son …

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I’ve decided the more I’m off social media, the more creative I can be, which is why it looks like another social media detox is coming up in the next week or so and it may last 30-days like I did earlier this year. Actually, saving my creativity isn’t the only reason for dropping off …

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I can’t be the only one who is completely sick of talking about Facebook, thinking about what I read on Facebook, or wishing there was an IQ test before people are allowed to post on Facebook. So yeah, here I am writing about Facebook again, but maybe that’s because I’m logging off Facebook for Lent. …

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After 30-days of Facebook detox I logged back on this past week and almost immediately regretted it. From someone calling someone else they disagreed with a Nazi to fear-mongering posts about health issues my heart was pounding within a few minutes and I logged back off again and reached for my Teddy Bear. Facebook has …

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A couple of weeks ago I explained I’m in the midst of a 30-day Facebook detox or break, whichever you like to call it. I like the term detox because it does feel like I’m flushing some toxic thoughts and feelings out by restricting my Facebook access. My ramblings about this break aren’t meant to …

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I’ll confess! Turn off the interrogation lights! This week I logged on to Facebook, briefly breaking my 30-day detox. I know. I’m a total fraud. But, wait! Let me explain. Here is how it all started: without logging onto Facebook, I looked at the Today Show Parenting Team’s Facebook page this week, out of curiosity, …

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That’s right. I’ve been off Facebook for ten whole days and I’m still surviving. Indeed, I haven’t even missed the social media site that so many people rely on each day.  So who challenged me to do this?  It’s simply my own challenge to myself, which I decided on after first, I found myself more …

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