A friend of mine once asked me why I don’t watch the news. I suppose it is as valid a question as why DO you watch the news. I’m not a total hermit and I do have a general idea of what is going on in the world and there is some news that will actually attract my attention.
I explained to them my feelings on the news and they half-heartedly listened as she scanned the news on their computer and my phone messed up for a minute and when I caught back up with them they were telling me something about monkeys biting peoples heads off or something. It sort of went to hell there for a minute, but we recovered. We talk in circles a bit, both of us easily distracted by shiny things in the midst of a sentence. Eventually we make our way back around but it’s frequently a long trip. Read the rest . . .