This Is What It’s Like To Not Own A Smartphone


Photo:Google BY:Kathleen Davis/Fast Company I’ve never owned a smartphone.   In 2014, I wrote about having no regrets for being a “dumb phone” user. At the time I was an anomaly: 58 percent of Americans, according to Pew researchers, owned a smartphone; that figure was around 80 percent for people in my age demographic. Now,Continue reading “This Is What It’s Like To Not Own A Smartphone”

He stole so often from the Apple Store employees knew him by name


Stop Todd !!  The employees of the massive Apple Store in Downtown Portland Oregon, knew him by his first name. For over 3 Months……. Todd would run into the store nearly every day and grab an average of $700 worth of  electronics from the store.                      Continue reading “He stole so often from the Apple Store employees knew him by name”

“A tweet is just a tweet” Someone you know is risking their career and reputation. Could it be you?


This morning Roseanne tweeted “Don’t feel sorry for me, guys!!”  “I just want to apologize to the hundreds of people,and wonderful writers (all liberal) and talented actors who lost their jobs on my show due to my stupid tweet.”. “Guys I did something unforgivable so do not defend me,” she wrote. “It was 2 inContinue reading ““A tweet is just a tweet” Someone you know is risking their career and reputation. Could it be you?”

How to stop your smartphone from controlling your life


By: Toby Mevies/Metro.co UK How often do you use your smartphone? The chances are even if you think it is a lot you will have underestimated how frequently you pick up your device. A study showed last year that the average person handles their phone 85 times a day and spends a whopping five hoursContinue reading “How to stop your smartphone from controlling your life”

He loves Loves LOVES Red Vans!


“Apologizing in advance” A Swinger Someone called the Dayton Ohio Police tuesday evening about a man pulling his pants down and WILDLY swinging on a stop sign. Witnesses Said ! They saw him insert his genitals in the grill of a parked red van (allegedly high) “Spent” Who has a Cigarette? The suspect then brieflyContinue reading “He loves Loves LOVES Red Vans!”

When the Inner Voice Escapes


A few years ago I discovered Cheetos at a friends house in Austin Texas.  Airy, crunchy, cheesy, who knew. Right! The obese man adding yet another item to my very growing arsenal of snacks foods I’ve been good, occasionally buying a small bag of Cheetos licking the cheesy goodness from my fingers. One day, asContinue reading “When the Inner Voice Escapes”

Creamy Creamy Ice Cream in a Lactose World


God has a sense of humor.  Who doesn’t like Ice Cream?  I love the creamy richness of Ice Cream and good Ice Cream.  Most of the stuff in the freezer section is crap. However, when you have children, you buy crap, they don’t know the difference, so its whatever is the cheapest. My world isContinue reading “Creamy Creamy Ice Cream in a Lactose World”

The handbag that tells you when you spend too much


The Sun A NEW handbag aims to curb overspending — by asking “Do you really need this?” when you take out your credit card. The hi-tech bag uses audio messages, spoken in an attention-grabbing male Cockney accent, to get its point across. The warning messages come from a speaker sewn into the bag’s lining andContinue reading “The handbag that tells you when you spend too much”

IF YOU CANT LIVE WITHOUT YOUR CELL PHONE PLEASE STAY HOME! A STANDING OVATION FOR ACTRESS PATTI LUPONE!


A scene from “Shows for Days” with, from left, Dale Soules, Patti LuPone and Michael Urie.    CreditSara Krulwich/The New York Times Yes, this is America! Yes ,it is your cell Phone! Yes, you can use it anytime you want it! Obsession, absence of self control.  Not sure what it is.  There are some peopleContinue reading “IF YOU CANT LIVE WITHOUT YOUR CELL PHONE PLEASE STAY HOME! A STANDING OVATION FOR ACTRESS PATTI LUPONE!”

Butterscotch candy


Sometimes butterscotch candy is as good as it gets. By Jennifer Allison/The American-InItalia I once met a proud man who while describing his grandmother grew teary-eyed. Young and broke and with no one to turn to, he humbly asked his grandmother for money. She gave him what he needed without ever asking that it beContinue reading “Butterscotch candy”