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The poor guy was all alone in the midst of 40 other people.

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SOMETIMES I MAKE THINGS UP & SOMETIMES I DON'T

    Sometimes I make things up. Sometimes I tell you the absolute truth and you think I made up the truth I told you. Here is one you will accuse me of making up.

    I was in a Starbucks the other day with 40 other Bucksters. As I was soaking up the ambiance I saw a guy who was not reading an electronic device. He stood out like a sore thumb because the other 39 Bucksters were reading, typing on or poking at their electronic devices. Many of them were reading, typing on and poking at more than one electronic device.

    There is a growing trend to have multiple electronic thingies surrounding us out there... Tablets, Smartphones and/or Laptops.

    Number 40 looked so lost. He looked so alone. He looked so bewildered.

    I went up to him to try and help him or at least to understand him. I said, "Why don't you at least read a newspaper?"

    He looked at me with a lost, alone and bewildered expression on his face and said, "What's a newspaper?"

    I did not make this up but what I actually did was put on my Smartfella Seeing Into The Future Glasses and saw into the future.

    What I am not certain of is how far I looked into the future. Did I look 20 Years into the future or did I look 10 Years into the future or was I seeing 1 Year into the future?

    One thing I can guarantee you, my dear readers, is... I was seeing the future.

    Would I kid u?
    Smartfella
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( April 22nd, 2016 @ 9:24 am )
 
Sad but very likely a true vision of the future...or the present. It doesn't take long, but I do read our Atlanta paper every morning, yet the AJC continues to send me emails wondering why I have not logged on to see the online version. UGH.
( April 22nd, 2016 @ 6:43 am )
 
AjO: Thanks for seeing StarBucks in our future.



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