Almost Daily is back!

When I first started blogging back in (I think) 2005 or so, I knew it was going to be an occasional thing. Having my own small home-based business took (and still takes) much of my time. With that in mind, I named my blog Almost Daily, as that was my somewhat optimistic posting goal. My blogging output eventually settled down to something closer to “almost weekly”, but I wasn’t going to change the name. I …

Almost Daily Dog

Hudson in snow

Our first real snow arrived this weekend and Hudson is fascinated.

Opinions! I have opinions.

Opinions don’t work well on Facebook. Over there, puppy and kitten videos reign supreme. I could post puppy photos all day long, never post anything controversial, get tons of likes and still be frustrated about Facebook. Why? Because puppy photos, benign comments, and “Hang In There, Kitten” memes are a saccharine substitute for real connections between people, in my opinion. That’s the lie behind Facebook’s “connecting people” concept: It’s not really about connecting people; it’s …