My cell phone thieves are uploading selfies to my cloud

On a recent trip to Seattle, I thought I lost my cell phone at the Space Needle. After GPSing my device, I saw a blue dot pulsating down a street no where near the 605 foot tower.

My Samsung Galaxy S4 was on the move. Without me.

Clearly, someone had stolen it. I bemoaned the loss of all my contacts, writing notes, reminders, pictures and more. Then I remembered that my photos automatically upload to my cloud, so maybe it wasn’t as bad because … Read more ...

Facebook Faux Pas: The accidental friend request

Have you ever made a mistake and then when you tried to dig yourself out of the hole you just made it worse? Me too.

It happens a lot actually, so let me tell you the latest faux pas. Basically, I was trying to find a picture of my red wall for a blog post. I couldn’t, so went to Hubby’s Facebook page because I thought he had a shot or two that I could download.

I’m on his page and instead of clicking … Read more ...

Celebrating MLK Day in the Comfort of My Own Home

The morning of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I began to wonder what we could do to celebrate the slain civil rights activist.

So I did what I always do when I have a question. I went to Google. After finding no kid-friendly events in the surrounding area, I saw that the library was scheduled to have their storybook time for toddlers. That’s where someone on staff reads a few books to a room full of tots and often adds a song or two.… Read more ...

Steve Jobs, We Thank You

After dinner it’s my 4-year-old’s TV time and when I turned it on, I read the headline on CNN: Apple’s Steve Jobs Dies.

Logan loves is iTouch.

“Wow!” I say.

“What is it Mommy?”

I wonder if I should tell him. We’ve already had many conversations about death, so why not?

“Steve Jobs died.”

“Who’s that?”

He made your phone.”

“Oh.” We both sit silently. He’s watching me and I’m watching CNN, though I can almost hear the wheels in his head … Read more ...

Happy Birthday She’sWrite!

Go, go, go She’sWrite! It’s yo birthday! We’re gon’ party like, it’s yo birthday! We’re gon’ sip Bacardi like… Well maybe not, but it has been one year since I started this blog.

Erica Lynn Photography

My first year of blogging has been great because I’ve learned a lot. Most of my lessons have centered around how little I know about social media, but it’s been fun to explore. I’ve met some really cool people, some really crazy ones too. Though many consider me one … Read more ...