Thursday Energy Drink Thoughts

So I’m sitting here and still trying to gather myself from the election. People that I expected to be glub… have been glub. I think that’s the part that makes me use the ‘grow up card.’

This election has been more divisive than I’ve ever seen the nation. Why? I blame some of it on social networking and some of it on the manner in which people conduct themselves. I made a decision this year that I wasn’t going to take part in any social sharing of the election on my Facebook page. None. No opinions. No debate commentary. No meme’s. Nothing. I went and voted and then looked at the elections.

These protests. While I get that you’re not happy with the results, you need to carry youselves better and move on. Fight the next battle.

I’ve found myself sometimes commentating on others posts – people being smug, sarcastic, or glub – and then I pull myself back and delete the comment. Not because I’m wrong or I regret the comment. But because it doesn’t make a difference. People don’t take what you take seriously on Facebook. There isn’t listening.


I was at Starbucks the other day and we were having a discussion about Trump. I was amazed (shocked) at the big difference between us was we were using completely different data sets. I usually look for centrist organizations which this gentleman was more than happy to show me Conservative News Outlets data points.

This sums up my feelings very well.

Analog at Birth, Digital by Design

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