All posts tagged: online BFFs

So what is #onlineBFFs all about?

Let me start by saying while there is a LOT going on career-wise lately (as evidenced by my non-yoga posts), I am sticking to a 2x a week practice as best I can. I’m about 33 weeks pregnant and hanging in there with lots of modifications, use of a wall for headstand and feeling every pound I’ve gained thus far each time I get into chaturanga. I know my “birth conditioning” will be well worth it though! Alright, so SXSW and #onlineBFFs. The genesis of this meetup was my fascination with how people develop and maintain relationships through the web. A bit of quick history: I’ve been online since 1994-ish, when we first got Internet America dial-up service. Not a lot of people I knew had email yet, and the web was a primitive world. I looked to connect to with anyone I could and found myself chatting with perfect strangers on IRC (Internet Relay Chat) and ICQ. Eventually AIM came into play and xanga blogs and Facebook and so on and so on. I …

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