Stupid me: I’ve been using mine for a doorstop! Thought this would be a good follow-on to Friday’s post. (When choosing categories for this one, I debated about whether to click “Religion” — and while typing this, I decided the answer had to be yes.)
It was turned over to the new owner yesterday. And yes, this is real: my desk was at this window. I wonder how long it will take him to notice it, and whether he’ll “get it.” One hopes! I like “real life” memes. 🙂
Photo: The 16th President with his youngest son, Tad (1864), educating him with the laptop of his time. (I could have sworn this one was already on this site, and was surprised when I didn’t find it. Well, it’s certainly a classic, and it’s here now! Have never seen it with this photo, always with just … See the Meme
Dorothy: “How can you talk, if you haven’t got a brain?” Scarecrow: “I don’t know. But, some people without brains do an awful lot of talking, don’t they?” Dorothy: “Yes. I guess, you’re right.” Sure enough!
I know I rag on Facebook a lot, but in reality I think it’s …mostly a waste of time. Certainly there are positive aspects, but really: do you limit your involvement in social media to only the positive aspects you claim?
“Why can’t people just do as they’re told?!” Maybe because you don’t even listen to yourself? (And yes, this is absolutely real: screenshot taken when I was renewing my passport.)
My love/hate relationship with Facebook takes another step toward “hate” every few days.
Yeah, I know: a world where everyone is smart is just a figment of my imagination. But a guy can dream!
Do you dare rise to the challenge? For some, it’s a really scary prospect.