3 generations of media

I decided to study mass communication when cable TV was young. Brand new course offerings at UT Austin speculated about the mind-boggling array of emerging channels and introduced the concept of “narrow-casting” in contrast to traditional broadcasting which had sought the “lowest common denominator.” Tastes were becoming divided and specialized for demographics that were very valuable to advertisers. Internet was still to come. Email was just for…

Not at home Mom

I didn’t realize how long it had been since I’d worn shoes every day. Or by 7am I had styled my hair, applied make-up and donned grown-up clothes. As my ten-year-old began to dress herself her momma was remembering how to get through a routine of her own. Stay-at-home SoCal moms know we wear flip flops for months on…