Simplify [Stranger Fruit]

So I'm trying to simplify things in real life as I think I am suffering from information overload (among other things).

First task was to clean up my Facebook friends. From here on, it's family, colleagues and (usually graduate) students. Folks I know only in virtual space are likely to have gotten bumped. Sorry if you were one of those - truly, no offense was intended. I'm willing to follow folks on Twitter though, so feel free to join that way. Just follow me and I'll reciprocate. There's also Friendfeed.

Second task will be to prioritize regarding blogging. That will involve some thinking and no resolution will be likely for a while.

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