I want to be too busy to use Facebook. People have their own reasons but I guess mine will start by doing other things. I want to be too busy. Here’s to living life outside of Facebook.
Archives for November 2014
#Ferguson is America's selfie. — Chris Williams (@iamchriswms) August 20, 2014 I saw this tweet last night as the world reacted to the events in Ferguson. I saw this tweet reflected in today’s newspaper front pages. From the Boston Herald to the New York Post to the Calgary Sun and every other U.S. and Canadian […]
There are a couple moments in middle school and high school when I wish I acted differently. Saying yes when I said no. Capturing her gaze a moment longer. Giggling. Smiling. I don’t regret those moments because they made me into the man I am today. I always wonder if she knew.
I don’t blame Facebook. It’s not her fault for providing an outlet for people to share baby photos, cat photos, religious and political links, and updates about everything under the sun. But because all that stuff is being shared in a 24/7 news cycle that never sleeps, and further because I have no rules to […]
On March 26, 2014, I announced my candidacy for State Representative of the First Essex District in Massachusetts. On November 4, 2014, I received 1,122 votes in Newburyport, 278 votes in Amesbury, and 206 votes in Salisbury. An independent candidate, I accepted an uphill battle on day one by competing with Democratic and Republican machines. […]