This is my picture taken by me at a sacred place, and you don’t have permission to use it.

A retrospective of 14 years of Facebook

An honest post mortem, gratitude, and closure.

I opened my Facebook account in 2006, during the tail end of my senior year at Western Washington. With a .edu email address — as was required for registration at that time. As irony would have it, it was recommended to me via my mom, who had run into a high school friend of mine and his mom at the grocery store, and…