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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The mental noise stirred up by social media is deafening – so deafening we can’t hear ourselves think. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest are all blaring in our ears and the words they are screaming are “Look at me! Look at me! Look at me!” Every one of those sites wants our attention and that means …

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I was off Instagram for almost a month and I don’t feel really interested in going back to it. I did log back on this week and as usual my visual brain was completely overloaded and I started stressing over politics (because while people used to just post photos, now they think they have to …

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Do you ever feel overwhelmed with all the information flying at you on a daily basis? I can barely take more than two minutes of Facebook these days before I have to turn it off. It’s even worse on the computer where the trending column screams at me daily about this or that tragedy or …

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