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A poem on consumerism

A poem on consumerism

I now know that I have gotten it all wrong. That rope there should LOOK good, not be strong. That phone should be modern, stylish and chic. And not make you look like a total geek. That car should say, “You ARE the man!” And not be something practical, like a van. Silly me, I ... Read More
I don’t want to be WOWed.

I don’t want to be WOWed.

When exactly did we start believing that bigger and fancier is always better? I had a little excursion to the mall today with my mother. That is always a traumatic experience for me (I am just not that into consumerism), but we planned on ending with a visit to The Cheesecake Factory, which sounded like it would make any general annoyance from ... Read More