Tag: internet

Smartphones are making us dumb

Yesterday, our family spent the day in nearby park enjoying the stunning orange, red and gold autumn leaves. I enjoy sitting outside and simply taking in the sights while listening to birds sing. I also enjoy people watching. We have been going to this particular park for more than 15 years, and lately……


Social media = censorship and control

I have never had much of an interest in so-called “social” media. Sitting alone behind a screen wasting hours at a time browsing the selfies of people you barely know or reading all the wisdom and pithiness that can be crammed into 140 characters is hardly what I would call being social. Like……


“Will you walk into my parlour?” said the spider to the fly

I’ve never been into computers, nor am I fan of the internet. We are supposed to believe that the information superhighway is the greatest thing ever, but the revelations about PRISM and other U.S. government spying has me feeling like smashing my computers, canceling my Internet service and going back to actually talking……