On The Lake

LorneIt’s been a weird, weary week, folks.  I’m in the history business, after all, and history is taking a severe beating.  Everything has to be dismantled. Everything must go.  It’s all on sale.  The pyramids, the ancient Assyrian relics–subject to the sledge-hammers of ISIS. Robert E. Lee needs to be hoisted off with a (more…)

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The Fragility of Your Social Network

Suppose, like me, you’ve spent — this is embarrassing — eight or nine years making new friends on Facebook. Suppose you’ve re-connected with literally hundreds of old friends. You’ve even found lost members of your own family and established a special tribe of peculiarly like minded individuals in your interest groups. You’ve built your business with the handy “in the feed” advertising (more…)