Tag Archives: Social Media

Opal of my Eye

The best part of my career has always been the people. I have been lucky over the years to work with some of the most highly talented people in the industry, fortunate to learn from and collaborate with them, and even better to become friends with them and watch their families grow. So it is […]

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What the F%$* Canuck’s Fans? You should have worn a Hockey Mask.

I have been tear gassed and it sucks. My eyes were on fire and I felt like vomiting.  I have lived through two riots. Yes, two. I happened to go to a university where students, or should I say mostly non-students, thought it was super rocking to riot when the university shut down our tailgate […]

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Vicious Social Cycle

By now you all have probably heard about the tragic death of Wouter Weylandt, who died in a crash during the Giro d’Italia race. Within minutes of his death, images were being shared of the gruesome scene on various social media outlets. Within hours video was posted as he lay unconscious and dying.  People chose […]

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Ad Apps Are Magically Delicious

Let me preface this post with the fact that I am a huge lover of media, advertising, and marketing. I am the kind of person who watches the Superbowl only to analyze the ads. In fact, I took a course in college that focused solely on that exact thing and yes I got credit for […]

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Social Media Enhanced Travel

Vintage Luggage

Yesterday I spent a few hours scouring the lovely vintage stores in Portland. Fortunately we have a large number of these and often they have some high quality vintage wares. I fell in love with a vintage Crater Lake belt buckle and a gorgeous set of old blue suitcases. I am not sure how old […]

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I was up at 5:00 am PST and already Twitter and Facebook were lighting up with Happy Mother’s Day wishes.  Social media has allowed us to express our Hallmark moments in brief snippets that we hope the intended person sees, but also to be honest aren’t we hoping that other people see them too? I […]

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Social Media Badges the new “I Voted” Sticker?

The election is coming up and it is coming up fast. You can already see candidates scrambling to wage the new social media political war that was orchestrated so effectively by Barack Obama. But is it the right war? Is it a level playing field for both parties? It is yet to be determined all […]

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Osama Bin Laden is Dead

Roughly 10 Years ago I was driving  to work, the music was blasting, the sun was out and it was a clear beautiful day in Florida.  Suddenly I heard on the radio that what looked like a plane had crashed into the WTC. I immediately called my husband. It was still legal to drive and […]

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TEDxPortland To Go

Today was an absolutely gorgeous spring day in Portland. The type that makes you want to scream from the roof tops,  I LOVE PDX!  I mean the sun was shining ALL day!   I had originally been bummed because I was not able to attend TedxPortland. Remember I have been off  busy raising my babes […]

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