Category: internet

On coping with modern technology: a lament

  My thermostat is very  smart; On the cutting edge and state of art. But the trouble, you see, Is entirely me And the lack of the brains on my part.

Expecting a great Inaugural Address from Trump is laughable

  “Incoming White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway says Americans can expect a ‘powerful’ but concise inaugural speech from President-elect Trump after he is sworn into office at the U.S. Capitol on Friday. ‘He is a man who states his case very clearly, and very concisely and very convincingly,’she said. ‘And I predict that will be... Read more »

Trump would have been Mrs. Malaprop's favorite president

  Trump’s not a grammarian proper and prim; In the sense of semantics he misses the rim. Perhaps he was tired When this tweet was fired. Nonetheless I would like to unpresident him.  

Thoughts on the popularity of the Living Dead

  The zombies are spreading  from LA to Boston They even are haunting the world of Jane Austen. Despite so unpleasant They are omnipresent And more stories than not they are tossed in.      

Marketing Santa at Woodfield Mall

  ‘The modern St. Nick accepts online reservations at some shopping malls.”  [Above the fold on today’s front page of the Trib] Are you thinking of putting your tot on his lap And snapping a shot of the Kris Kringle chap? Then online pay the rate So you won’t have to wait. Or perhaps Macy’s... Read more »

Internet overload?

  So much of our lives is on-line; Who we are it does almost define. Everyday must we face Creatures from cyberspace? Can’t  we once and awhile decline?    

Reflections on a modern malady

  The trouble with social media (Singular ‘medium’) Is social tedia (Singular ‘tedium’).