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#NoLikesNeeded–In Which We Talk Screen Time

Love this Article #NoLikesNeeded. And yes – I did like it 🙂


Dear Lily June,

Your dad and I have old phones. Like, really old phones. How old are they?

  • Dinosaurs used them for selfies, but couldn’t find the as-yet-uninvented anti-asteroid filter, so they died. Cave men painted our cell phones on walls.
  • The stones of Easter Island aren’t as hardy–or as old–as the bricks your dad and I carry around, barely capable of taking photos and about as capable as a blind Amish octogenarian with no thumbs of surfing the internet.
  • They were old enough, in fact, that your dad, when he had to replace his, was able to do so for a dollar, Lily. One hundred pennies. Think about that.

Mobile_phone_evolution Suffice it to say, we’re closer to the top of the lineup than the bottom.

We don’t plan on getting new phones anytime soon, either, in part because we’re just not modern phone people. We know how to settle in…

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Jan Flournoy Dot Com

And here’s the third one… posting to twitter!


Life’s most important question

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’

Martin Luther King, Jr.



Dragonette On Fire

Source: Dragonette On Fire


When is a spade not a spade

Speculative fiction, by T.Gene Davis


Loving reading

Enjoying reading today!

What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn’t happen much, though.

J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye