D.L. Mayfield

living in the upside-down kingdom

THE WONDER YEARS IS coming (or, the year 2013 in fake status updates)

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So, today is the last day of 2013. I have the flu, naturally. So instead of some insightful meditation on the past and a hopeful reflection on the future, I am just going to post a bunch of screen shots assembled from the What Would I Say? app, which takes your FB statuses and creates new ones. It is a time suck. It is also the best thing for insecure narcissists who have the flu! You should go to there. But first, read these fake/yet strangely based in reality “statuses” from me.

I was super into humblebrags:

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I had a lot of sage advice/poetic reflections:

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What? I truly want to know. Why did I leave myself hanging like that?




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i want to know what those are.

I had some suggestions for the world:

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Some of these fake statuses were surprisingly accurate:

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yup. I did that. for reals. a lot.




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pretty sure that actually all happened.




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always. except downward mobility.

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so many of these were about polish dogs. and Ghandi, weirdly enough.




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well, i prefer "thrifty".




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what? ok.




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hmmm. maybe this one should be in the humblebrag category?




I was super into pop-culture/spiritual status mash-ups.

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(this one is for Addie)




Aaaaaand here it is:

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are you ready?



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and that, my friends, was 2013.





(thanks to Marilyn Gardner for introducing me to this delightful app).





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