Organizing life…

I have been writing, in one form or another for several years and I know you have to immerse yourself in the process to evolve, enhance and develop your skills, your capabilities. I picked up Vogler's, The Hero's Journey, to help in my understanding.  I have always jotted down short stories, have a few 'novels' [...]

Images and text have greater meaning…

Heilman wrote: When narrative text and images become such a pervasive part of cultural environment they also become part of the identity of people who read and consume them...(Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter, p. 2) Self expression through social medium is the new visible journaling.  Once, keeping a journal was very personal.  Now we can [...]

FB-Timeline…Is this the reason…

FB Timeline is now the norm at the social media corral.  I wonder if they are mimicking the nature of McLuhan and Campbell.  McLuhan stipulated that the 'medium is the message' and Campbell, articulated that life is a series of events, a timeline of constant change from limited awareness to a greater awareness.  FB is [...]

It’s not rock painting anymore….

There is not a day that doesn't go by that I am not reading a news story in the cyber-sphere about how social media is saving someone or some animal. It isn't new that our sense of place and sense of community has transformed over the last twenty, thirty years. If you are not a [...]