Cat's Eye This photo reminded me of playing marbles as a kid. Marbles weren't that big of a deal in my childhood; Scouts, sports, board games and bike-rides were more fun than shooting marbles in the dirt. Marbles were popular when my dad was a kid (1920's). My entire "collection" came from him, and they … Continue reading Marbles
Texting is another whole language. My wife got a smart phone for Christmas; she wanted to maintain contact with the teenage grandchildren who communicate solely through their phones. Verbal conversation is sooo yesterday--texting is the first language of teens. She was disappointed in the response she got to her first eloquently-composed, 75-word text to the … Continue reading WTF!?
I don't like loud talkers. I'm not talking about preachers, teachers, motivational speakers, etc. Of course, I like them to speak loud enough to be heard by an attentive audience. I'm talking about the ever-increasing number of people that think their private conversations are of any interest to the rest of the universe --we used to … Continue reading Loud Talkers