… it’s just that they don’t actually say that.

But first, what prompted me to write this post was this New York Times article highlighting something which I consider to be a real problem.

  • An app that lets us brew our coffee from anywhere.
  • An app to locate rentable driveways for parking.
  • A “smart” button and zipper that alerts you if your fly is down.

… three of my favorites from the list.

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‘Uber’ is just one of the five topics that caught my eyes and ears this past week that I wanted to share with you. Enjoy.


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Steinbeck uses the old ‘Dog ate my homework’ line …

I don’t know whether I told you. My setter pup, left alone one night, made confetti of about half of my [manuscript] book. Two months work to do over again. It sets me back. There was no other draft. I was pretty mad but the poor little fellow may have been acting critically. I didn’t want to ruin a good dog for a ms. I’m not sure is good at all. He only got an ordinary spanking with his punishment flyswatter. But there’s the work to do over from the start.


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