The Final Check-In

Social media has changed how we communicate, but it’s also redefined the who and why. Inane 140-character bursts to swarms of strangers have replaced actual correspondence. Instead of just going somewhere, we now feel the need to check-in so everyone knows what we’re doing–whether it’s noteworthy or not. Arriving backstage at a Foo Fighters concert…

Chivalry and the Shifting Goal Posts

I’ve never purported to fully understand people, but an encounter this morning on the bus makes me wonder whether I actually know anything at all about chivalry in this modern day and age. After jumping aboard the relatively packed 475 for my journey into the city this morning, I was quietly chuffed to see that…