It’s a hot topic for social media managers year after year → to post a tweet to commemorate September 11th or not. This year was no different.
At the time of this writing, #HurricaneHarvey is an active tropical cyclone causing catastrophic flooding in southeastern Texas.
So many calls came into 911 in the Houston area this past weekend, many began turning to social media for help. Facebook activated its Safety Check, the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army accepted donations via text message, and a Reddit thread was kept up-to-date with news, requests and information to aid in the effort of recovery.
This past weekend I ventured to Atlanta, Georgia for a wonderful friend’s wedding weekend. As it was an Indian ceremony, there were pre- and post-wedding rituals and celebrations from Friday to Sunday, but I was still able to catch a glimpse of the city. This marked my third visit to Atlanta and it was just as peachy as I remembered, but perhaps a bit warmer—26°C (80°F) with direct sun—but it’s August, so it’s to be expected.
It has taken me ages to get this photo diary together — don’t ask me why — but here it is! A friend of my parents randomly lent us their condo and so we took advantage and made a nice long weekend. Unfamiliar? I was. Lake Ozark is a city Missouri mostly known for the Lake of the Ozarks — a large reservoir.
Some new photos of my trip to the South Bay, a beautiful region in the southwest peninsula of Los Angeles county. My time was spent throughout the Beach Cities—Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach—exploring by bike and drinking at pubs. Here are my impressions from a past weekend with friends. This is how to spend a good day.