How To Make Online Ranting Matter

I love my town. But I can’t say that I’ve had my proudest moments over the past few weeks when we elected a First Selectman (like a Mayor) who we soon found out was being charged by a former employer with felony embezzlement and petit larceny. Nor can I┬ásay my proudest moment was when a […]

How To Use Your Local Patch Effectively

I recently outlined some issues I see with many Patch sites. With that said, can you use the Patch effectively as part of a communications strategy, and if so, how? The answer to the first question (can you use The Patch effectively) is, as always, it depends. As with any social site, you need to […]

Problems With The Patch

My dream is that someone from the Patch will read this and actually make it better. If I can’t have that, at least I hope that local government and political teams will get some value from my perspective of what they are really dealing with when they post on the Patch. There are hundreds of […]

How To Use The Internet To Find Your Lost Dog

None of my dogs have ever been lost. I don’t know how I would sleep or stop looking if they ever were. But a dog I fostered many years ago ran away from her owner this summer. The internet was instrumental in getting her home. Tabitha was severely neglected as a puppy.