The good thing about Facebook is also the bad thing about Facebook: you can connect with people you haven't seen or heard from in years. It's a bit like a reunion that never ends.
A few months ago, an item in my Facebook news feed sent a weird, sick feeling through my system: my kid sister had just become Facebook friends with someone I knew very well: our mother.
Ah, Facebook, that creepy computerized yearbook that allows us all to keep in touch with that kid who sat three rows behind us in second grade and scratched himself in improper places all through math class. A compilation of old friends, random family members, and strangers who claim they knew us at some point,…