Memo to ET: Don’t phone home

Memo to ET: Don’t phone home

Friends and associates often ask why I often don’t answer my wireless phone. I have several rules about answering my iPhone when somebody calls. Normally, I don’t answer: If I’m eating at a public restaurant with someone; If I’m driving; If...
Stop texting!  Try talking to someone

Stop texting! Try talking to someone

A young woman texting on her smartphone while pushing a grocery cart in the aisle of Floyd’s Food Lion t-boned my cart the other day. She didn’t stop, say “sorry” or even acknowledge her actions. ¬†Too busy texting with someone. Not surprising....
When the past comes back to haunt

When the past comes back to haunt

Face it. A lot of us did it as teenagers back in the days when Polaroids were the quick way to get a photo that you couldn’t get developed by Kodak and sent back to the local drug store. You know the ones I’m talking about: a girlfriend flashing a little...