Category Archives: Buffy’s musings

If 9/11 were to happen today

I’ve been thinking about the upcoming 10th anniversary of 9/11 and how we would have reported that story given the technology we have today. Imagine what we might have tweeted (Twitter launched in 2006) or what we might have posted … Continue reading

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Using social media to cover ‘Extreme Makeover’

I first heard about Brian Keefer at the dentist office where his aunt worked. I was there for a six-month checkup, and Mel shared Brian’s story with me. She told me how he was president of the gymnastics club at … Continue reading

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How many computers are in your home?

“There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.” Ken Olson, 1977 (president of Digital Equipment Corp.) So I ran across this quote the other day and it totally cracked me up. I mean, was this dude … Continue reading

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The digital age isn’t so bad

Here is my newspaper column for this week: …………. I did something I’d never thought I do – I read an e-book on my iPad. You know how I love new media, but somehow reading a digital book felt dirty, … Continue reading

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A case of Buffyitis

Don’t miss this post from my writing blog. It might help to explain my crazy self!

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I’m officially over my fear of car washes

So, I think I’m officially over my fear of car washes. Hubs bought me this monthly deal where I can wash my car as often as I like. Turns out I’ve washed it so much that I’m now mayor of … Continue reading

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So you know it’s going to be a bad day…

So, you know it’s going to be a bad day when you lose Foursquare mayorships like you’d LIKE to lose pounds. (Smiles) On the bright side, I’m now mayor of my dentist’s and eye doctor’s offices. Woo-hoo! You know it’s … Continue reading

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Tweets about historical events

I’m always amazed at the news being broken on Twitter. It seems that within minutes of an event, the Twitterverse is buzzing. People are using this microblogging service to alert people to the event, often beating mainstream media. They detail … Continue reading

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R2-D2, C-3PO and my Droid

So, I left for lunch the other day. Grabbed my purse, got in the car, started the car, began to drive when… Oh, no! It was missing. Not my wallet or my eye glasses or my umbrella (It was beginning … Continue reading

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