Down Time


Down Time

Down Time

The phrase, “down time”, is little-used anymore.  Down time used to mean unproductive time; i.e. lost time due to injury, equipment failure, power outage, fire drill, etc.

Multi-media devices, allowing greater mobility brought on multi-tasking, which virtually eliminated “down time”.  Laptops, cell phones, smart phones, fax machines, and internet access from anywhere have made down time a thing of the past.  There is always something productive you can do.  And if you’re not doing two things at once, at least two things, you’re a slacker.

Nowadays, I can think of only one example of down time:  while coloring Easter eggs, every cup of dye is already cookin’ a hard boiled egg, and there are no more eggs.  Now, THAT’S down time.

Thought for the Day:   Determine never to be idle …It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.  Thomas Jefferson


About Larry's blog

THINGS I LOVE: Family, Friends, Photography and College Football. THINGS I LIKE: reading, sports,travel, straight shooters, sense of humor, hand-crafted beers, nature, golf, organization, my wife's cooking, the USA, movies of all types except sci-fi, blueberries, National Parks, music (especially light jazz)of all types except opera and rap, licorice, punctuality,woodworking, dogs and clean underwear.
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One Response to Down Time

  1. lexiesnana says:

    What a precious picture. Cooking Easter eggs are a wonder for sure.


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