I’m No Superstar
I’m No Superstar is a blog for people like me who want to make a difference in the world but know they aren’t activists. Each post contains a social action idea that most of us could do, a book that’s worth reading, or a link to a website that offers other ideas. Oh, and it’s all introduced by a sometimes quirky story from my life.
Last Saturday, our friends Marsha and Kerry took us to the “Elvis Birthday Bash,” a program at the American Music Theatre that features two Elvis impersonators—Scot Bruce (as younger Elvis) and Mike Albert (as older Elvis). Now I would not consider myself an Elvis fan. I would have said before Marsha and Kerry took us
Facebook is the new Christmas letter. On Facebook we present the sanitized version of ourselves and our families. Just like the Christmas letter of old—and the dinner parties and garden parties before that—we brag on our kids, talk about our latest vacations, announce our good news. But behind the curtain, everyone has a story of pain.
Another post that makes me cringe. Another comment that makes me cry. Another moment of wondering if I should unfriend someone on Facebook or maybe just get off altogether. Facebook has reached back into my childhood and built a web of connection to people I once knew. It’s allowed me a glimpse inside the lives of people I