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    Wednesday, January 21, 2009
    Wow a whole month of not posting! And that was over my break even! Crazy... well unfortunately I think blogging just for the sake of blogging is not what what it used to be.

    Here's my thoughts on the way communication has gone with my generation:
    first it started out as writing letters. I remember as a kid writing and mailing and receiving letters from friends who lived far away. Then when I was about 13 or 14 I got my first email address: ilovejesus4@hotmail.com. Awesome! Bye bye letters, hello email - still writing individually to people though. This one held out for a really long time as the main way of communication, but then the whole blog thing came about where you could update the masses in one post, as opposed to emailing them personal letters or even newsletter updates. The blog way of communicating with friends was fun and lasted about 2 years - and the personal part of it came with commenting on each other's posts. But, again technology advances and now I believe that the main way of communicating with the masses has now dwindled down into our one sentence facebook status. "Jamie: just got back from vacation and had a blast" or "Jamie: is sick of snow" or Jamie: wants to play World of Warcraft instead of doing homework". The first one is not true (wish it was!) but the others are :)

    Anyway thats my thoughts on that. All that to say - everyone should have facebook so you can know what I am doing/thinking/feeling and I can know what you are doing/thinking/feeling by our status updates.

    So now that that's out of the way, life for me is pretty mundane. I work a lot less now - even though the business of christmas was crazy for me, I was at least working 40 hours then and now this week I only have 20 because the store is dead. The whole mall is dead really. It really stinks! Work is okay, although now that my responsibilty has increased so much it's definitely not quite as fun as it used to be. It's a lot more work now. But it's pretty good. School started this week, I am taking 3 classes: Human Development, Human Services Delivery, and Attachment and Identity. So far all three seem very interesting, I especially am excited about my Attachment class.

    And WoW is going great - got to level 44 today! Let me know if you wanna try it out, I'll send you a friend - referral email with a 10 day trial. It's such a blast! Well, I will leave you with a screen cap of me (my character) flying from one city to another. See how fun it looks? :) For all my friends who like Lord of the Rings and things like that, watch the trailer for the game here - it might pique your interest :)
    posted by jamie @ 10:33 PM  
    • At 4:10 PM, January 22, 2009, Blogger Kristina said…

      ooo, your very own bat thing! getting around your realm will be so much easier! thats one thing that annoyed me so much was the amount of time it took to get from place to place.

    • At 10:29 AM, January 24, 2009, Blogger Doris said…

      Hmm... I suppose this means I'm going to have to get a facebook page. I was trying to be the lone holdout.


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