Day 14 of 40, Facebook Free for some reason… to be determined.
On the merits of reconsideration, horn tooting, and injuries of the out of shape.
Should I keep going? Wiley Miller’s cartoon makes a good point, even if Facebook isn’t really “The News.” Do I even know what’s going on any more? What is remarkable is that, without the “priming” effect of Facebook posts, I no longer have the urge to “follow up” by watching MSNBC. I have not only eliminated the time suck of FB, but I am not listening to the same news reported over, and over, hours on end on my favorite news source.
With more reading comes more written book reviews. I posted one yesterday for Steve Martin’s “Born Standing Up” memoir, and I noticed that my review for Daniel Kahnemann’s “Thinking, Fast and Slow” is up to 498 likes! Does any place pay for book reviews any more? I want in!
Carpal Thumbal Thyndrome
Finally, while I’m doing WAY less iPad typing with my thumbs, my left thumb has decided to go all whack-a-doodle (not a dog breed), with pain — emulating a pull, a ligament issue, arthritis or cancer. I can’t decide which, but it ain’t fun, and makes all iPad activities harrowing. For now I’ll trust Arnold.