“Let us redefine progress to mean that just because we can do a thing, it does not necessarily mean we must do that thing.”
Prophetic words. More and more lately, this quote has been echoing in my mind. I heard these words many years ago during a trip to the theater, when that sort of thing was still required if one wanted to see a new movie. The awe and wonder of the big screen was one of my favorite things, and I especially loved sci-fi (if you can identify the film that the quote is from, kudos – you are a true movie buff). The quote was uttered after a devastating set of events that resulted from progressing for the sake of progress without stopping to consider the consequences. It’s a question we rarely ask any more, at a time when, tragically, we should be asking it the most.
The Internet. The explosion of the information superhighway has been a boon for so many different industries – medical, financial, technology, and, of course, communications.
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For the official launch of Talking Joints, I made it the subject of a new post on Creaky Joints.
The TalkingJoints storytelling series, where I recount some of the crazy antics that have befallen me while dealing with different aspects of my disease, is finally here. I apologize that it took so long to come to fruition, but it was a long road o’ hoe. The 5-minute episodes, or what I like to call popcasts, represent more work that you probably realize, so it means a lot to me and the rest of the people who helped make it happen. Enough about hardships, though, let’s talk about how TalkingJoints came into being, and why it’s so important.
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Talking Joints, the 5-minute podcast, or what I like to call a popcast, has finally been put online! Listen to me opine about the ills of this world, all viewed through the rose-colored glasses of autoimmune disease. If you want to laugh and you have no time, then this is the popcast for you! There are three episodes online now, and more to come!