Streams of Life


About a week ago, I was invited to join Googleplus.  I commented on said platform, as well as on twitter, that I have so many streams now, who has time for life?   I don’t really feel that way–I have a wonderful life full of non-social media things. But it at times consumes me. I can’t help myself, I love new endeavors, and I love figuring things out and playing on the computer.

So I drew the above cartoon in response to my new multi-streamed life. The little girl in the cartoon will probably have a completely different array of ways to interact with her colleagues and friends. I look forward to watching it all unfold.

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About Liza Donnelly

New Book: Women On Men, http://www.narrativemagazine.com/store/book/women-men New Yorker and Forbes cartoonist and writer, TED speaker
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2 Responses to Streams of Life

  1. Rob Husberg says:

    With so many kids now having so little contact with nature, this cartoon can be
    viewed from multiple angles. Personally, I’m nostalgic for the reverse scenario:
    wherein social media would have to be explained in terms of the real, live stream
    shown in your cartoon. (Even though, I too, enjoy computing.) I suppose we must
    “go with the flow”.

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