Oh yes, I had pneumonia, went on tour, came back and almost made a writing deadline. And as if that were not enough, I rejoined facebook.
Which is like crack.
Now you’re probably wondering, “Nate does crack?” Well, no. Never have never will. Nor am I suggesting, “If you like facebook, you’ll love Crack Cocaine!” I’m just saying FB, as the locals call it, is addictive. It’s like reality TV. Really stupid, but really hard to turn off. You scroll down the page in hopes of just one funny status update. Or maybe one friend (and in FB I use the term loosely) did something flippin’ cool. But mostly it’s totally useless information. Oh, you’re kids are napping good? You had a good lunch? That’s the stuff I used to rip on facebook for.
But now I’ll be the first to admit, I keep checking. I never thought I’d say this – I kind of like it. I like knowing when someone had a great turkey sandwich. I’m happy for a friend with well rested kids. I’m (swallow pride here) really enjoying facebook.
So that’s where I’ve been.
Sheesh! With this kind of cultural embrace it’s only a matter of time till I start liking Project Runway and Biggest Loser. I can see it now! Tune in for next week’s blog, from Glevil to Gleek.