Beware the Bubbling Brain

We all know that a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing, but I’m here to tell you that what’s taken from a few typed words on a computer or a casual comment thrice removed can be slowly cooked into poison, under pressure, when left in the wrong (too much time on their) hands.  That, my friends — is just a recipe for disaster and makes for a malevolent and toxic relationship. While we’re discussing wickedness, I want to weigh […]

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You type too much.

In 1960 there was a song that reached #3 on the pop charts: “You Talk Too Much.”  A few years later I was born.  Coincidence?  I think not.  Those were the very same words often spoken in my direction, as adults shook their heads and said, “You talk too much.”  Nearly every report card I had in elementary school had great grades, but contained the words, “She is a delight to have in class, but she talks too much” or […]

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TTYL. LOL.

Oh, evil Blackberry!  How you’ve changed the image of man.  I didn’t want to believe it was your fault, but now I see – you have squeezed these wonderful creatures down to distilled bits of byte/bite-sized communiqués.  Wow.  Thanks for that.  Generally speaking, at least in my foreign land, men have never really been known for having intricate, mad skillz in the whole transmission of information department.  Now, condensing things down to a maximum of 140 characters and a minimum […]

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Phonephobia

My cellphone provider keeps writing, emailing and calling me telling me that I’m eligible for an upgrade and I don’t want one.  Honestly, if I had my way, I could spend the rest of my life without a phone, except maybe one that dials 911.  No incoming calls.  No outgoing call.   You see, the telephone is an instrument of torture to me.  No, really.  The kind of torture equivalent to the devices used during the Middle Ages, like the […]

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