My Nephew’s College Plans: Turn Down All Those University Scholarships (for now)

My nephew ~ Gabriel ~ called me today (Wednesday) to tell me he had a huge announcement:
He would NOT be attending any of the incredible colleges he was accepted to (& we toured here in Southern California) after high school graduation this June because…
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The Internet And PowerPoint Are Bad For The Brain

“Lists of bullet points with visuals are seldom a viable substitute for descriptive prose. Along with PowerPoint, text messages, Tweets and rushed emails short attention spans are only growing shorter. But in world of increasing emotional complexity and economic hardship, the depth and power of well written prose are more essential than ever.” ~The Right Brain Studio
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Moreover, it got me to thinking: could excessive time on the computer, mobile phone – including accessing email, Twitter, Facebook, Myspace – IM, SMS, voicemail from anywhere and anytime via Satellite, WiFi, WiMax, and NthG data access – eventually cause OCD and/or ADHD? I thought it certainly could exacerbate the disease in mortals and perhaps antagonize the immortals. ~sarah nean bruce
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Earth Day 2010 FERN VERDANT & THE SILVER ROSE in paperback!

Suggested For Earth Day 2010 – Diana Leszczynski’s book FERN VERDANT & THE SILVER ROSE – “Fern Verdant is the kind of young adult novel that adults will love too. It’s an action-adventure story, a coming-of-age story, and a hero’s journey. Its environmental theme makes it timely and relevant. It’s also really funny, with jokes, witticisms, and wisecracks embedded in nearly every page.” … ~read/see more~

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