I almost fell for it

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You dial your cable company toll-free number, to report a problem with your cable, internet, or phone service. A technician answers the call and asks for your name and the phone number associated with your account.

Then, instead of trying to fix your problem, they give you a sales pitch…

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Competing for eyeballs

The Hand of God, by Auguste Rodin. Photo by author.

At the core, art is simple. It speaks to you, or it doesn’t. It rarely speaks to me. My parents dragged me to many museums as a child. I’d rather read a book.

So, I wasn’t expecting much from a recent visit to The Clark for a Rodin exhibition.

Modern…

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Brain health boosters

Screen shot by author.

When I mention game apps, what do you think of? Angry Birds? Candy Crush? Board Kings?

Almost everyone has one of these addictive puzzle games on their phones. They’re great tension relievers and give you a sense of accomplishment at beating one of the endless levels.

But they don’t do…

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Dangerous demolition

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The ash tree at my father’s house stood up to 40 years of injury. It was struck by lightning my freshman year of college. Most recently, it was attacked by ash borers.

The tree still has a little life left in it. But it’s mostly gaping holes where woodpeckers dug…

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Jennifer Dunne

Jennifer Dunne

Regular contributor to The Daily Cuppa & Dancing Elephants Press📚Author of fiction and non-fiction🎓Getting PhD in Metaphysics✏️Topics: cats, positivity & life