My daughter, Rebecca Williams, (center) just returned to Ireland from Italy where she performed with the Sligo Youth Theatre at an international theatre workshop somewhere outside of Rome. Thanks to Facebook, and 300 photos, I have been able to kind of be there with her. She is the face model for the Liffey Rivers Irish Dancer mysteries.
I so remember the days before Facebook. All the gaps in relationships because distance does take its toll eventually. Waiting for letters or phone calls that stopped coming regularly.... and then not at all.
Facebook has changed all that. You can find out just about anything you want about someone if you are patient enough to keep at it, plowing through the friends of friends of friends. You never feel completely out of the loop.
Brenna Briggs is the author of the Liffey Rivers Irish Dancer Mysteries