Even associated deaths last year didn’t seem to dampen the enthusiasm from sponsors (did you hear about the man dying from a cockroach eating contest?)
Here’s a past-time (sport?) where people eat disgusting amounts of food only to throw it up – while people are starving in the world; in America, in our own communities – and then are given a trophy and money for it!Read More»
When’s the last time you were in a meeting and absolutely no-one was checking messages or tweeting on their cell phone?
Or the last time you went out with friends and at least one of them didn’t start texting or uploading a photo to Facebook right in the middle of your sentence?
Maybe it was even you. (“Guilty as charged” myself, so I’m not casting any stones here.) Maybe you’re reading this right now while in the midst of tuning some other conversation out? [Sidebar: By all means keep reading this one though becauseRead More»
I was bewildered to find that no matter what quantity of “Wal-itin” I wanted to purchase, Walgreens packaged them all in the same size pill bottle. This wasn’t so bad, but for some inexplicable reason, the product box packaging was three times the size of the pill bottle. And, why on earth should the same size pill bottle come in multiple box sizes depending on the quantity of pills in the bottle if the bottles were all the same size?
On one hand it’s genius:
Use the same size package (bottle) to hold different quantities of pills. This reduces overhead
Did you know October was Domestic Violence Awareness month?
Seems like now-a-days every month is dedicated to one cause or another, and there are so many to be aware of, but when I read these statistics on domestic violence I just about fell off my chair:
…every 9 seconds a woman in the United States is assaulted or beaten.
Learn more in this article by Garwood Family Law and Mediation here: You Aren’t the Only One Hurting – Spousal Abuse Affects Your Kids Too
If you, or someone one you know, is the victim of domestic violence, please share this with them and encourage them to speak up. Help is just a phone call away.
E-mail, text, voip, blog, vlog, mash, post, comment, like, tag, follow, feed, link, flick, tweet, digg, yelp . . . o m g — olly olly oxen free!
Don’t get me wrong, I love social media and all this new technology. (I even have a Twitter account I’m going to start using as soon as I figure out what to tweet about other than my favorite watering hole.) But it seems to me that all these new “communication” tools are taking us further away from actual communication.Read More»