Tag Archives: communication

ODE TO THE CELL PHONE

It amazes me how cell phones have become the norm. To me they’re nothing more than the perfect storm. Nope, cell phones and me, we find it hard to get along. Everything I attempt to do on them comes out … Continue reading

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ONE MORE TIME!

I bet you’ve done this: you come across a box or album full of years’ old photographs and you are immediately captured. Whatever you were doing at the time, stops…and there you sit, sifting through one picture at a time … Continue reading

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Testing, Testing, Can You Hear Me?

One of the big benefits of retirement is T I M E. I have lots of time. I probably waste more of it than I should, but the opportunity to simply do nothing can be tempting. I remember when I … Continue reading

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HEY, LISTEN UP!

It is amazing how simple one-on-one communication can go so badly that it results in a total disconnect between people, groups of people, even nations of people. I advocate teaching communications as a full-semester course in our high schools.  I … Continue reading

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MY BIG HANGUP

March 10, 1876…despite most folks havixng no idea what happened on this day, it’s a date that has really lived in infamy.   That’s the day Alexander Graham Bell spoke into his new invention and said, “Mr. Watson, come here. I … Continue reading

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IN A WORD LESS THAN 20%, FACEBOOK IS…NUTS!

You may recall I have discussed Facebook advertising on a past posting.  At that time I was attempting to advertise my book, Dead Letter.  Unfortunately, Facebook (hereinafter referred to as FB) rejected all versions of the ad I wanted to … Continue reading

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I’LL TAKE THIS CALL!

I have a reproduction of an old Eastern Airlines poster hanging in my kitchen, the one pictured.  It has a great retro-flavored picture of Miami Beach on it circa late 1950s and the pitch line says, “Miami Beach, Florida—Just ten … Continue reading

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NO FAN C FONE 4 ME!

I have no smart phone, no i-phone, no android with apps, I feel so out of it, so square and even obtuse perhaps. My phone’s the basic model, it cost me less than half. When others see it they look … Continue reading

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