Archive for October, 2006

Longing For A Second Life

Sunday, October 22nd, 2006

For anyone out there who doesn’t know yet, “Second Life” is a virtual world or community that was inspired by the science fiction novel “ Snow Crash”, and has just reached 1 million inhabitants (members). These users can go online and create an avatar (online presence) and add to or modify an existing environment. It […]

“The Bachelor” Prince

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

“…And she met her handsome prince, and they lived happily ever after…” How many of you ladies out there remember the fairy tales of your childhood? They were so sweetly simple and always ended with the girl getting her prince. Often, she was poor, struggling, orphaned and/or abused- but always beautiful and very open […]

The “Don’t Look Like You Are Looking” Syndrome

Friday, October 6th, 2006

A few evenings ago, I watched an episode of NCIS- which is a show that portrays (fictional) cases handled by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. It’s an action drama with humor and an interesting cast of (attractive) and accomplished characters. This past week’s plot centered around the disappearance of a naval officer- whom it turned […]