One could reasonably argue that blogging is a desperate plea for attention by the lonely, deranged, and/or narcissistic. Whatever the impetus for blogging, it would all be mute were it not for tools that measure readership. Pleas for attention become rather pointless without indications of having an actual audience. Not surprisingly, such tools abound from […]
Based on my entirely anecdotal, but undoubtedly accurate research, motivational quotes have got to be the least successful method for enacting measurable change in people’s behaviours. Oh they make for terrific Facebook and Pinterest fodder but a quick look around on any given day clearly indicates they are having zero impact on the people who […]
It’s no secret anymore that the internet is riddled with nastiness. Trolls haunt comment boards and social media platforms are sinking under the weight of unpleasant people who hurl invective like a university student during frosh week after chugging a tray of tequila shots. It’s all such a disturbing mess. Yet, with no lost irony, […]
In what seems to have been the passing of a mere handful of months, I am actually commemorating the official on year anniversary of my very first blog post. Invoke your most treasured passage of time cliché and marvel at the fact that A Crock of Schmidt is indeed one year old. Already!