Facebook shrinking the world faster than the speed of light.

Yes, I am on facebook. Christy introduced it to me and I fought it for the longest time not wanting to waste my time.  And yes, it can be a waste of time.  I know some people who spend hours and hours on it texting, uploading so many photos, playing games etc…  I thought it might be a good way to reconnect with those who are interested. Not that I am really chatty on it.  I basically punch in what I am doing on a particular day and that is that.  Sometimes I don’t go on it for days.  Like one time I posted that I was reading a book to Kati and it was there for 4 days!

Yesterday, I was minding my own buisness trying to get some thank you notes written when Christy came to me and said have you checked your inbox on your facebook account.  “No” I replied.  “Well you had better take a look right now!”  “Why” “Just do it Okay there is someone you want to see”  So I opened it up and was amazed.  Now I do know that it IS called the WORLD WIDE web, but really struck me at that moment.

Back in 1993-94 I spent a year in Stavropol Russia with the CoMission teaching teachers how to use school curriculum of Morals and Ethics based on the Bible.  I was part of a team of 12. It was one of the hardest years of my life and one of the best years of my life.  Anyway, as I opened up the Facebook Inbox I was reading a note from one of our translators from my time in Russia.  Since then I have been finding others from my team on facebook.

I am finding rather fun remembering them and times we had together and wondering what are they up to now.  I am sure I will be finding out more about them and they me in the coming weeks.

It also causes me to stop and think.  How did have I grown since I have last seen them?  How did I come off to others way back then, I turned 21 while there and was pretty young.  Okay, enough facebook and blogging back to thank you note writing.

Have a good weekend.


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