Daily Prompt – Word Of The Day: Exposure

To take a picture in the old way means exposing film to light to create a image. Then you have to process and develop that film to create a print that can be seen by everyone.

Exposure also means being made aware of things that are not familiar. Lots of places need exposure to share what they are doing and to bring people to the marketplace of ideas and commerce.

Exposure can also be a very negative thing when bad behavior is brought to light so that all can see. No one wants their dirty laundry to be seen.

It’s interesting how exposure can have different applications and uses in life. It can also have special meanings depending on the situation.

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Daily Prompt: Conversation

In this age of devices and technology are we having real, genuine conversations anymore. Other than what you see on chat shows are people engaging in dialog that can make change, make a difference, make sense. It seems that talking and action can be two separate things. It’s interesting how conversations can change things good or bad. So our words have so much power that its necessary to choose them wisely.

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Something Older For The Blog In The New Year

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The New and Improved tonyburgess1969.net

Announcing my new and improved blog look for 2018. I have taken the four-year-old Twenty Fourteen and have tweaked the CSS to make it look very blue which is very me. I am a big fan of white font on dark backgrounds because I think its much easier to read and it gives it a certain style.

Twenty fourteen allows me to pull in my blogging community in a very effective way too because I am looking at making my blog the central social network for me in the coming year. Not only is my blog where I express myself its also a connection hub too for you the followers.

Check it out and let me know what you think.

 

Daily Prompt: Age

Age they say is just a number, its also a statement of your life. Each number you reach is a witness to history both personal and global. Your age means different things at different points in your life. Thirteen you become a teenager, sixteen you get to drive, eighteen you become an adult, twenty-one you get to drink (in the USA) and much later at 65-70 you think about retirement. So the older you get the more you get to experience. Age is generational and how you relate to others can be impacted by the differences in ones age. Now age can be a good thing with cheese, wine and antiques. Their value increases the older they get. At this point in my life I am trying to remain relevant and to understand the world around me. Enjoy every age you become because you are a different person each year you become.

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Something About Selfies

For me selfies are a snapshot of how one is feeling and experiencing life in a singular moment. It doesn’t have to be about being narcissistic or self-absorbed. But you and I know sometimes its about saying look at me, look at me. I want you to see me in all my glory. Selfies have a purpose but they can also be a mirror into the soul and the soul isn’t always happy go-lucky.  So snap a self picture when it tells your story in the moment.

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I am a self professed dork who does take very uncool selfies.

Be the star of your own blog. Your story is important.

Now More Than Ever, Just Saying

Have you ever heard the phrase “now more than ever” used to emphasize what is needed in the moment that seems to be dire or insurmountable? I admit I use it to make a case for something that I feel is warranted for any serious situation. Now more than ever we need to be saved from ourselves or now more than ever you need this thing that can make your life so much better. Perhaps now more than ever people require this or that.

My point is that we will always have situations where now more than ever is what makes sense in life. One thing I hope is that this won’t become so cliché it loses its intended meaning. More than ever is one of those things that we say when there is nothing else we can say to get our point across and to create a sense of urgency. There is value in this statement and I hope it doesn’t become cheapened the more we use it.