With side hustles, and an unending deluge of new content on social media platforms, ‘phubbing’ (portmanteau of phone and snubbing) the new normal, even these fleeting social interactions may be a thing of the past. Even self service kiosks at the supermarket make the extent of our conversational input relegated to ‘It’s not scanning’ and ‘Unknown item in bagging area’. Now I am off to the gym (‘can you please get off the equipment with your phone’).
As Netflix, like an unspeakable piñata, becomes ever more bloated, and its insidious algorithm infiltrates further and further into our consciousness.
Even Houdini never attempted this.
GRIMACE was a character in McDonald’s (McDonaldland) commercials, that saw its heyday in the 1970s and 80s. He was cast as a ‘well-meaning simpleton’, a role I would have been born to play. Thanks to Grimace, and his supporting players, (like Ronald McDonald himself, the Hamburglar, and Mayor McCheese et al), millions of children have grown up to become burdens on the medical system!
I really need to grow up.
These days service dogs must be a ‘jack of all trades’ to compete.
We live in a tourist town, and are always being asked to take pictures. never had the cajones to do this, though.
My favorite day of the year, to be sure. Also, Only Eating Things That Start With B day. Mmm Birthday cake and barbequed everything!