Goodbye, Facebook!

PARENTS care too much. It is not their fault, it is just part of their DNA. Teenagers like me, however, are not wise enough to see this. All we are good at doing is whining: “My mom is so controlling!” “Why is she so critical?” “Just back off, Ma!” “I know what I’m doing!” “She just doesn’t give me any space.” You get the picture.

For some strange reason, fathers tend to be less fussy, less nosey, and less noisy. But when push comes to shove, and the lady-of-the-house starts to fret big time, fathers can and do get down to the whole prying game.  Continue reading

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Death to Distractions

SMARTPHONES are so widely used that they have become something of a social evil. People slouch into their iPhones or androids, sucked into a cyber world buzzing with all kinds of distractions: Likes and Shares, Tweets and WhatsApp messages, YouTube and music videos, newsfeeds, Snapchat and WeChat, the noise never stops. Having said that, anyone without a smartphone must surely be from a dinosaur age, unenlightened by the vast resources out there, that wondrous world we call the Internet.  Continue reading