Hey you…

Yes you, sitting there scrolling and scrolling down whatever social media is your time killer of choice. What are you doing with your time? Where is your life headed? Do you want to sit there day after day, hour after hour, looking at memes, reading whiny posts from your depressed friends who are sitting thereContinue reading “Hey you…”

How to Start an Argument

Today I have discovered one of the easiest ways to cause people to lash out on social media is to publicly help a friend financially. My friend owns a small business and like many other small retail stores, Covid-19 shut it down. The business is not on the essential list in my state. In anContinue reading “How to Start an Argument”

The Five Rules of Social Media

Social media is pseudo-social. It is humans through filters of ego or lack thereof attempting to connect with others for self-gain, commiseration, or validation. By remembering that fact and following a few simple rules, your online persona and your human decency will stay intact. First Rule of Social Media Don’t take anything personally. Not all postsContinue reading “The Five Rules of Social Media”

Be in The Moment, I dare you.

I have read and I have written articles about the absence of conscience with the epidemic of personal device use. We as a society are living virtual lives that often look better than reality. With the recent craze of the FaceApp adding to the obsession of what we look like, Narcissus would be so proudContinue reading “Be in The Moment, I dare you.”

Relationship Suicide

Of all the things I know to be true, I know that a committed relationship whether you call yourself married or not can be a delicate thing at times. At other times it is strong enough to fool yourself into thinking that your relationship is indomitable. No relationship is immortal, married or not. Marriage givesContinue reading “Relationship Suicide”

Weird is Relative

Is it just me or have you noticed that what we used to say was someone’s weird quirk or just part of their personality is now a necrosis or a personality disorder? What happened to a person just being weird? I think that the fuel behind this trend is the overuse of social media. MostContinue reading “Weird is Relative”

Open Mic at the Cafe’

“Excuse me”, the writer says as she steps up on a wooden soapbox and taps the microphone. “I have something to say.” Clearing her throat, she begins to speak her peace: “It really kills me when people who cannot talk to others face to face use the computer to voice their opinions. If you canContinue reading “Open Mic at the Cafe’”