Enemy of the state

A local Facebook group informed me Friday that I am no longer a member of its “private group” because “you’re media and media cannot be trusted.” Get the same thing in emails. “Consider yourself an enemy of the state,” read one received earlier this week.  “Why don’t you just go away.” Read another: “President Trump […]

Got something to say? Let’s talk (face to face)

My mother gave me an old Smith Corona typewriter and some basic instruction on “touch typing” when I was 10 and I was soon pecking away. When I starting turning in assignments in school on typewritten pages some of my teachers starting asking if my mother was taking my handwritten notes and retyping them. In […]

Bye, bye Facebook, hello face-to-face

Decided over the Fourth of July weekend to reduce involvement in so-called, and misnamed, “social media” on the Internet.

Social media, especially the online farce called Facebook, is an online sewer, a gathering ground for misfits, the angry and perpetrators of hate, bias and disrespect.