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18 comments:

  1. Hi Laurie!

    I love this blog.

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  2. Wow they're both here and looking great Laurie Allee. I saw your tweet and these blogs are both kind of enormous so congrats on the achievement. The typewriter section is really damn cool. :)

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    1. Nice to see you here, Amy! Thanks for the kind words! And, yes, I'm kind of insane for typewriters...

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  3. I am so glad to see someone who feels like this the way I feel. I think it is very ironic that I found your tweet about this on the day I decided to leave Twitter. I had not heard of several of the social media alternatives that you mention in your section on that subject. I am really inspired by Hit Record, so thank you for pointing the way to something that really feels like a sharing with people instead of the usual stuff.

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    1. Welcome, Caroline! I think that there are more of us than we realize ... we just don't see them because they're not on social media! I hope you love Hit Record as much as I do. Let me know if you work on a collaboration!

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  4. I love this Laurie. Wow what a great idea and execution and I am all in on the idea of ridding ourselves of social media. I feel like we have all lost it when I look at facebook these days. Jan even mentioned thinking of quitting Instagram.

    I hope you are going to cover the resurgence of vinyl. I think you once talked about that on glimpses of south pasadena.

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    1. Hey Green Guy!

      I am definitely going to cover vinyl!

      Great to see you here and thanks for the kind words. I understand why Jan is feeling compelled to leave IG. I sound like a total curmudgeon but I felt like it was turning into a reality TV show and the more I saw of people's lives the less I actually SAW of them in my real life. I definitely like feeling like I'm spending quality time with people now instead of clicking like buttons.

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  5. Damn you are a good writer. I have enjoyed your Twitter feed because you always have something useful, funny, interesting or beautiful to offer which is a great way to use a social media platform. Well done there. Well done here.

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  6. I came here from your board game tweet. You should write a book about all of this and really be analog about it! lol

    Pinks on Twitter

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  7. sorry i like the internet this is stupid.

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  8. Hi Pinks! Thanks for visiting! I am actually working on a memoir about all of this... but I have no idea if anyone other than me will ever see it.

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  9. Rock on, Anonymous. May your WiFi always be high speed!

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  10. Laurie, are you going to start blogging here again soon? I've read and printed out most of the information here, and I want you to know how much it has helped me to curb my social media addiction and start thinking in terms of how screens are an affront to real life. I feel somuch better and I thank you. Please add to the site soon!

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