Loving Life after 50

I changed my Mind and now I am an SNAPCHAT

 Last summer on July 6th I went on a bit of a rant on Snapchat, no seriously me on a rant, can you imagine that? I was perplexed, and to me perplexed usually leads to frustration which leads to a bit of a hate game and leads me to try and destroy something…  Maybe not destroy as much as poke fun at.  My hate relationship for snapchat was totally based on my inability to figure it out. Well fast forward like 10 months, a lightbulb goes off and now I am a total convert.
J Crew Maxi, Kate Spade Beau Bag and a konifer watch. Paired with a Vanheusen Sweater

So like any good blogger I understand there is a time and a place to admit you are wrong or maybe a little biased and its time to re-evaluate your position, which bonus then leads to yet another blog post idea. My hate of Snapchat evaporated magically one day when all of a sudden I got it.  I had a eureka moment and started figuring out how to snap and how to view and how to have total fun, heck I finally even mastered all of those fun little apps.

So today I decided to confess there is no longer ten top reasons for me not to be on snapchat but actually a lot of reasons for me to embrace it, enjoy it, even shout about it.


The Top Ten reasons I was not on Snap Chat

10) what is the thrill of a picture/video that disappears after “x” amount of seconds
The thrill is no judgement, you just view and move on, no filters, no edits just pure real life joy, with a few fun add ons
9) How in heck do I find you?
many ways, through your address book, through a userid or even better in a room full of people ( like a blog conference, thanks BConnected) turn on people nearby and watch your phone go crazy
8) I love Instagram
still do, but there is a lot less perfect pressure on snap, and snapchat loves Lou.
7) isn’t live chatting really just texting ( already have an app for that)
no not quite the same cuz its with faster pictures and even some video
6) there is no such thing as disappearing on the internet ( it still lives somewhere)
who wants to disappear anyway, I want to live in infinity and beyond
5) I already spend way to much time on Social media
still do, no shame in that
4) Isn’t video chat a different version of Facetiming ( already have that) 
different does not mean bad, embrace the new ways, progress I say
3) Its not you , its me 
OK yep it was but now its not cuz I totally get it
2) I am not attracted to you
well that is a lie cuz I reach for my phone to check you out all of the time now
1) and the number one reason is JUST BECAUSE I DON’T UNDERSTAND…..
and now I totally do and who wouldn’t want awesome selfies like this…
are you a snapper?  Hit me up @cassidl
snapchat selfies
Back to today though, weather broke a little so it was just an average summer day, one that actually allowed you to wear a sweater if you wanted.  I dug out the J Crew Maxi ( the one with the pockets) added a lace Vanheusen sweater and my silver Payless Sandals. 
My Kate Spade Beau Bag came out for a visit as well.
J Crew Maxi, Kate Spade Beau Bag and a konifer watch. Paired with a Vanheusen Sweater

J Crew Maxi, Kate Spade Beau Bag and a konifer watch. Paired with a Vanheusen Sweater

J Crew Maxi, Kate Spade Beau Bag and a konifer watch. Paired with a Vanheusen Sweater
 Broke out my Konifer ceramic and wood watch ( C/O)
J Crew Maxi, Kate Spade Beau Bag and a konifer watch. Paired with a Vanheusen Sweater

 

J Crew Maxi, Kate Spade Beau Bag and a konifer watch. Paired with a Vanheusen Sweater

J Crew Maxi, Kate Spade Beau Bag and a konifer watch. Paired with a Vanheusen Sweater

konifer watch

 

J Crew Maxi, Kate Spade Beau Bag and a konifer watch. Paired with a Vanheusen Sweater
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