Showing posts from December, 2014

Just Like That, I am Back

 If I said I was back, would you believe me? Blogging is complicated, and there are so many "get rich quick" blogging schemes that make it look like you are a lost cause if you are not currently earning money blogging. And why are you even blogging if you don't have multiple streams of income and entertainment. If you don't have a brand? I do have this website, but I do not have Instagram, Twitter, TikTok (you don't want to see me dance), or whatever is next.  Heck, I haven't even updated this since before the pandemic. So why am I here, writing about being back and then, probably ghosting for another two years? Life has been rough. It's been painful and overwhelming. I am so thankful for you my readers, or what is left of you. I am so thankful you are reading this post. I am so thankful that you are still committed to making the world a more exciting and more sustainable place.  Keep up-cycling my friends, and you never know, I might be back again with an

Giving Up Facebook

There is no easy way to say it.  My name is Robin and I'm a Facebook addict. It was so fun catching up with friends and family that I hadn't seen in years. I loved the pictures, the commentary. I could do without the religious rankings and political arguments, but whatever works for you. There was something magical about creating little groups, supporting each other, and being an online community. Then it happened. Slowly I became obsessed with Facebook. I couldn't go to sleep without spending an hour looking at what everyone is up to. Posts occasionally got competitive. I mean you want it to look like your life and family are amazing so posting pictures of the cool things you do slowly becomes more important than the super cool things that you are doing at the time. It's annoying, and suddenly your online life is so perfect that you can not even live up to it. So this second or is it third day of lent I am giving up Facebook.  I am living life without trying to prove a