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Yard Sales Made Easier with Go2

“The more the merrier” is a challenging but true scenario for most events in life and yard sales are no exception. It is generally-accepted wisdom that sales marketed as “multi-family” get more attention from prospective buyers. But prepping for a successful, single-family yard sale can be daunting enough. How does one organize multiple groups and […]

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Digital Decluttering

Minimalism is not a new way of life, but it has become a mainstream practice in recent years. Minimalist ideas have infiltrated our world, bringing us books like Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, countless blogs like Becoming Minimalist that are dedicated to simplifying lives, and […]

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Being on Go2s Means Being There

Some of the best memories from our spring break trip: the pure joy on my kids’ faces as they discovered the “tornado” wind tunnel at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, their concentration as they learned how to draw Pigeon, Elephant & Piggy just like the artist at the special Mo Willems exhibit, and their hands-on […]

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How Clicking “Like” Can Cost You

Most of the time when people talk about the downsides of ad-driven social media platforms, they complain about “clutter” or “wasted time” spent scrolling past sponsored content. As a media-savvy public, we’re used to being bombarded by advertising and think we’re pretty good when it comes to filtering out the noise. But is our filter […]

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More Connection, Less Consumption

Social media has become a big part of our lives, whether or not we are willing to admit it. We spend a majority of our sacred personal time looking at screens, which, yes – it can be enriching. But, as psychologist Adam Alter outlines in this TED Talk, we spend three times longer on apps […]

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The Dangers of Data Mining

Even if you don’t know the details, it is likely that you’ve heard of the company called Cambridge Analytica, know that they are in trouble, and it has something to do with Facebook. Cambridge Analytica is a political consulting firm with offices in London, New York, and Washington, D.C. It focuses on data mining and […]

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