This droll account by my friend Tom Ewell of his love-hate relationship with computers and social media sounds so, so familiar.

Read this is only if you know who Adlai Stevenson was, if you Tweet less than twice a week and if Medicare is your current or soon-to-be best friend:

Although I had written a post for last Saturday evening my computer refused to send it out - just refused; like the proverbial mule, it just sat there.

I assumed, of course, it was my bad, some key I had hit wrong, or I had offended my computer s personal sense of political or moral correctness.

I had to go to bed defeated thinking all would be well in the morning, being the optimist I am.

Well, Sunday morning the computer was still on strike and my defeat turned to surrender.

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