OnStar Command Center

OnStar Command Center

Last night I visited the OnStar Command Center. I was just a tad bit excited but I think I managed not to embarrass myself. Except for being so smitten with my surroundings that I didn't see the gift on the seat and sat on it - several times - before noticing it. Doh. The group I was attending with had been invited for a tour through OnStar's Facebook Fan Page. We were escorted into the OnStar boardroom where they served us a delicious sampling of food and refreshments. OnStar's Jim Continue reading

30 Days of Thanks – Day 20 & 21

30 Days of Thanks – Day 20 & 21

The problem with having moved around a lot in my life is that each moving truck leaves a wake of good friends. As a child I moved from an apartment where I played with a girl down the hall whose name I no longer remember. I took ballet with other young preschoolers and wowed the crowd by waving to my parents instead of paying attention to the choreographed steps. By the time I took tap dancing with my new bff, Kim, I had moved to the townhouse elsewhere in Scarborough and understood the Continue reading

The Social Media “Village Green” is the Place for Local Businesses to Meet

The Social Media “Village Green” is the Place for Local Businesses to Meet

Social media is creating the online villages, towns and cities of the future. Instead of a geographic center of town, each is centered around common interests. Our new virtual realtionships can be broken down into 3 types of communities: Cities hold millions of people, and so do large social media platforms. Belonging to a social network of Mom's is like hanging out in a bustling city center where there's generalized conversation and a wide variety of things to see and do (or click Continue reading