Monday, March 23, 2009

Information is power

Through Facebook, I just learned that my talented pianist nephew was accepted into an excellent music program at a nearby college.

Without Facebook, I would have learned of this tidbit of family gossip only at the whim of my wife. Some months down the road we'd have a conversation along the lines of

Me: I wonder if nephew got accepted...
Wife: What! Of course he was accepted, you knew that!
Me: No I didn't.
Wife: Oh you definitely did. My sister told me back in March and I told you right away. Don't be stupid!
Me: Yes dear, I'm sure you are right.

As it is, I know the news and my wife, not having talked to her sister in the past 2 hours (a record), doesn't.

Going to be a good day.

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