Well, it’s been a week since I have been on Facebook. I’ve done week-long cleanses before, but this time I’m going for the gold of a three-month hiatus. Facebook, by the way, gets very clingy if you don’t call for a few days. It starts sending out e-mails, trying to entice you back with news of notifications and messages. The whole thing reeks of desperation.
Not checking Facebook has freed up an enormous amount of time, but I have not been able to rid myself of the instinct to post to Facebook. So here are the things I would’ve probably said on Facebook this week.
First, I would’ve shared this cartoon because this is how, as a teacher, I felt all winter break and then the night before classes started up again.
Then there would have been several posts about Justified. Some would’ve said how good it was. Others would have been laments that now that I have binge-watched to my heart’s content, I have no more Justified to binge-watch. I might’ve tried to crowdsource suggestions from fellow Facebookers as to what series I should watch next, but this hasn’t been a very successful endeavor in the past, so probably best that I didn’t have access.
I would’ve shared the following picture of a very upsetting garlic toast mishap:
I also would’ve shared these pictures of the cat and the kid being adorable.
And I would’ve said these things, without pictures.
-Sonja is making up a song which would be titled, “The chicken ran away from Christmas.”
-My desk goes from zero to berserk in 2 seconds flat.
-“I never think environmental hazards are going to kill me. I only think serial killers are.” From Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling.
-It turns out, when too stressed to think about what I should be eating every second of the day, I will eat nothing but cheese.
And there you have it. Phew! I feel better now.