Something to talk about, and we should – I wish it could be more person to person rather than soc media
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Millennials keep earphones on all day long. They rarely detach.
There was a time, not long ago, when people spoke with one another. Conversation was a wonderful way to know who your neighbors were, what’s the newest news on the block, it was comforting. Yes, conversation was a bit nosy and intrusive, however it seems to have kept us safer…more connected. Conversation began in childhood, we spoke to our friends on the playground. We organized who would turn or jump for double-dutch. We looked at one another as we spoke, to learn what the twitches and expressions our friend’s face meant. We put the verbiage together with facial changes to sense a deeper meaning. We stared unblinkingly at our partner’s eyes to assure that our chants and hands were synchronized during “Miss Mary Mack”. Adults encouraged conversation as…
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