Text Messaging for Seniors

I laughed out loud! Hat tip to Carole for this hysterical (because I’m getting there myself) status post: Text Messaging for seniors: ATD: At The Doctors BFF: Best Friend Fell BTW: Bring the Wheelchair BYOT: Bring Your Own Teeth FWIW: Forgot Where I Was GGPBL: Gotta Go Pacemaker Battery Low GHA: Got Heartburn Again IMHO: Is My Hearing-Aid On LMDO:… Continue reading

Why I Oppose ObamaCare

Here’s why I am against the healthcare law that the US Supreme Court recently upheld, the one Mitt Romney basically passed in Massachusetts and now is against: Every well-educated person in this country has a well-paying job that affords him and her access to affordable health care. This means the law is completely unnecessary.The young man I just saw standing… Continue reading

The Lazy Way Out

The cheap shot is the lazy man’s way of circumventing grappling with a problem. The dismissive quality of the cheap shot reveals a person’s nature, character, and current inability to problem solve, strive and attain. So, where am I going with this? In the recent Tea Party/Republican Party Q&A hosted by CNN, Wolf Blitzer asked a hypothetical question about an… Continue reading

Schizophonia:

A dislocation of what we see around us and what we hear; inviting into our lives the voices of people who are not physically present with us. Even if you don’t suffer from it, your children probably do:  encased in the audio world of their earbuds and headphones. Two types of hearing: Active Listening Passive Hearing Two types of listening:… Continue reading

The Dreadful Drudge

I just want the media to be open, honest, and unbiased so voters can make a reasoned judgement on election day based on the facts and critical thinking. I wish I didn’t have to harp on the fact that I believe the republican media machine is busy trying to mislead, and, rather than focusing on issues and positions, continues a… Continue reading