Tag Archives: Opinion

Help! My brain switch won’t turn on!

Does anyone else have a brain response switch that flips on and off?  A switch that allows and doesn’t allow you to respond to your emails and comments? Or does everyone else in the Universe read their email or blog comments and … Continue reading

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Everyone knows Columbus didn’t discover America…

…so WHY are we still celebrating Columbus Day here in the good old US of A? I just don’t get it. Everyone in this modern era knows it’s a myth.  Everyone knows that the Native Americans discovered this continent.  They … Continue reading

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The challenges of clicking outside our comfort zone

Did you know the Internet comes complete with invisible barriers, gates, chain link fences, and padlocks? Did you know that–usually–after the first buzz of Internet excitability, interest and exploration wears off–we usually settle into a comfortable routine of visiting a … Continue reading

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Shall we perform a side-by-side comparison?

Welcome to my wide new world.  Thanks to the Canon Rebel camera, we can now see vistas.  “We can see for miles and miles. . .”  We can see all the way to Canada, across Lake Superior.  (Just kidding!  The … Continue reading

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Ain’t gonna tweet no more, no more, ain’t gonna tweet no more…

Goodbye, Twitter. Our tweeting days are over.  I have been singing that old spiritual in my head for the past few days:  Ain’t gonna tweet no more, no more, ain’t gonna tweet no more. It really doesn’t have a tune … Continue reading

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Hello young lovers wherever you are…

   Today is our 32nd wedding anniversary.  I awoke humming the song from the musical “The King and I”… Hello young lovers wherever you are…I hope your troubles are few…All my good wishes go with you tonight…I’ve had a love … Continue reading

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You can’t hug your imaginary Internet friends…

Years ago, maybe in the beginning of my blogging career, two non-computer non-Internet friends gasped in horror, “Your Internet friends are not real!” (They did not gasp simultaneously, but gasped with the same frowning disbelief in the space of a couple … Continue reading

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Comic sans type face speaks up: I have a WRITE to exist!

Blog publisher’s note:  Do you ever have this happen?  Somebody–like a type face–leaves a blog on your doorstep wanting you to publish it?  I simply didn’t know what to do.  There’s apparently a big media issue going on trying ban … Continue reading

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It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy…

Say to yourself, at least twelve times today, “It’s July.  It’s almost the middle of July.  It’s summer.  It’s summer.  It’s summer.” Maybe I’m just talking to you folks in northern climates.  You know who you are.  You know where … Continue reading

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Taking back the world one card at a time

Let’s take back the world one card at a time!  When and why did we ever start buying store-bought cards anyway?  How come we’re still spending between $3 and $10 for a factory-produced card penned by some fancy writer who … Continue reading

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