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Friday
Oct202017

Snack reading

Snacking - especially on foods high in sugar, salt, and fats (you know, the stuff that actually tastes good) - we are told is not good for our physical health. I believe it. I only have to look at a doughnut and I put on a pound.

But what about "snack reading?" Here are just few of the short articles I was lured into nibbling on just yesterday:

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This does not count the product ads, funny cat videos, or moronic replies to Facebook posts that lure me away from reading anything of substance. And to be fair, I read the comics, Dear Abby, and other useless stuff in the newspaper.

Although I have read or listened to 34 actual books so far this year, I can't help feel that my snack reading is no more intellectually healthy than snack eating. So everytime I read a "Top Ten Reasons..." my IQ slips just a little more. Too bad it's a national epidemic.

I pity our kids who may never know a time in which snack reading was not in easy reach.

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You got me to snack on two of your links!

November 11, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterHeidi Hammond

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