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About Me:

Hey everyone, I am Cathryn. I am going into my 5th year of pharmacy at Butler University. I am also working toward a minor in Science, Technology & Society! In my spare time, I enjoy hanging out with friends and writing. I've been working on NaNoWriMo and am hoping to be published at some point in the near future as well. Most of the time you can catch me studying in the library or browsing the Internet. Oh, and did I mention that I got married last summer?

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Facebook. No. Just No.

It’s Veterans Day! I’m going to let everyone enjoy Veterans Day in their own ways. Please thank a veteran for their service and remember that our service men and women fight every day for our freedom. Also, I highly recommend reading the caption below the picture in the Wikipedia article about Veterans Day (linked above). Heartbreaking.

Now I’m going to complain about Facebook.

Today, 11-11-11, is going to confuse a lot of people into thinking about other things besides Veterans Day. Because there are four 1’s in the date. It also happens to be my five month wedding anniversary, but I’m more than willing to overlook that for veterans.

Mostly, Skyrim came out today. I don’t know if any of you have noticed, but Facebook has started tracking status updates based on subject–such as Halloween. I assume this is to combat the trendiness of Twitter’s Trending Topics. I made the following update about Veterans Day

Sometimes I love having a tablet.





I may sound like an old dude chastising all the youngins for their quirky obsessions, and I probably am one of those old dudes (on the inside). But you can’t ignore a Federal Holiday, especially one that honors our veterans.

So, Facebook, if you don’t start showing me Veterans Day updates, I’m going to… yell at you somethin’ fierce? I’ll figure something out.

Curtis, come back to Facebook.

I hate everything about Facebook. You’ve all read my rant about it. I think it’s a big joke. No, Facebook, do not suggest that I write on my father’s wall. No, Facebook, that friend suggestion you made is someone I’ve never talked to, nor do I plan on talking to. Get over yourself.

Anyway. Curtis deleted his Facebook. Why? I don’t know. It was too time consuming or mainstream or something. More importantly, this left me engaged to no one on my relationship status. I made an account for my favorite romance novel hero (I’ve never read a romance novel cover to cover…), Cade Palmer. But Curtis doesn’t know that. I don’t even know if Curtis will find out at this point.

That makes me giggle.

It’s not the same without Curtis. How am I supposed to send him funny youtube videos and links I find? How do I document cool links I like on Curtis’s wall for easy access when I need to show them to other people?

Yep. That's my fiance.

(I wish I could copy every pretentious line from the author’s tiny biography.)