Monday, June 30, 2014


Redding up in the kitchen after lunch, listening to the last clip of the noon news.  Reader says, words to this effect, A recent survey of people, largely "Millennials,"  asked the participants to rate the importance of their smart phones in their lives.

Many said the smart phone was more important to them than was their toothbrush.
Deodorant came in a distant also-ran to some folks' smart phones.
Most said they could not survive twenty-four hours without their phone.
Several said they would give up chocolate and alcohol in exchange for the return of their phone if it were held for ransom.

My thoughts?  Jesus referred to the religious leaders of his day as "a generation of vipers."  Much less innocuous, perhaps, but I think I am living amongst a generation of idiots.

Look.  Technology has its valid uses, but no one should become a slave to it.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Social interactions


"We can disagree and still be friends."

"Yes, I disagree with much that you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it"


"We can disagree and still be friends."

"No we can't.  If you don't agree with me, get stuffed."

Sunday, June 15, 2014

That's my take

Running around on 1.76 acres of grass for ninety minutes is great exercise.  For the participants. As a spectator sport: pathetic.