Monthly Archives: September 2008

A Flack by any other name

This past summer, I was driving through upstate New York and passed through a town called Flackville. And I wondered if this is where old PR people go to retire…(a news release on every corner…) OK enough of that. Yesterday, … Continue reading

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Modern-day telegram…

Giovanni Rodriguez contends that many our social media tools are DIY versions of things we already have:Blogs = publishingPodcasts = radioYouTube = TV broadcastSocial networks = community centres I agree. And I’d like to add that I think Twitter is … Continue reading

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Putting off the Ritz

There’s a Canadian federal election in full swing. Or should I say in full baby swing – as in fun if you’re in it, but other than that quite dull. It’s the same old posturing, spinning and name calling we … Continue reading

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Becoming ‘Bold’

Not too long ago, I mentioned I was going to upgrade to a Blackberry Bold and I did get one. (Hey, iPhones may be super cool, but that’s just never been me.) After a bit of back and forth trying … Continue reading

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More spaces (not space)

If you look at my last post, written using the Google Chrome browser, you’ll notice there are bigger spaces between paragraphs than usual (similar to what happens when I save in edit mode).  I don’t understand if this is a … Continue reading

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Tagged (not it)

To me, that would usually mean one of those *&*?@#! Toronto parking tickets.  (I used to love it  when Li’l Abner comic strips used symbols to stand in for cussing, but I’ve never done it myself until now.) But I … Continue reading

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Getting my head around Twitter

I’ve finally made the leap (into the void?) and have posted to Twitter – twice tonight. I’m still trying to get my head around the notion of 140 characters. It’s not a lot of words, that’s for sure. For anyone … Continue reading

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