3 generations of media

I decided to study what was termed Mass Communication when cable TV was young. Brand new course offerings at UT’s Moody College 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” (explained disapprovingly by Brandon Monk here). Tastes were becoming divided and specialized for demographics that were very valuable…

Newly Not-Home Mom

When I returned to an on-site job in 2013 I didn’t realize how long it had been since I’d worn real shoes, styled my hair and applied make-up by 7 AM every day. As my child was getting the hang of totally dressing herself, her momma was remembering how to get through a routine of her own. Stay-at-home…