I've been meaning to put together a fabulous post about Etsy.com and why I love it so much. But then real life gets in the way of fun things like that. Etsy is a web site devoted to handmade and vintage items. Basically, it's an online craft fair and vintage shop rolled up into one … Continue reading Ode to Etsy
Analyzing priorities in a digital world I spent the holiday weekend at a friend's lake house. One day while we sat on the dock, his father asked me if I'd rather go without the Internet or my cell phone? To me, this made no sense - considering I can access the Internet from my phone AND make calls online. Add that to the fact that I own a laptop and have a wireless air card for Internet access...I realized that I am fortunate to have so many ways to communicate that I do not have to chose between technologies! The Beneath the Brand blog recently posted an OTX survey of teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17, asking them which scenario they would prefer. The findings indicate that today's adolescents have a completely different perspective on communication, social relationships and technology.