Welcome to the Salser-Smith Blog

Welcome to the Salser-Smith Blog

It’s been a long while since I have posted on a blog. Over the past few years, social media has replaced blogs, emails, and other forms of communication. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are now primary methods for keeping touch with friends and family. They are also where we post sexy selfies and pictures of our breakfast. They are tons of fun, but they are good and bad at the same time. Gone is our quiet time and spending that extra quality time with our loved ones. And gone is the cathartic creativity and thoughtfulness that we used to pour into a blog post that is now replaced by memes, emojis, and snarky blurbs. We’ve become a population who likes our news and updates from friends and family in small, digestible snippets of superficial slop. We want it short and sweet, and fast. Our mushy brains can no longer handle anything that resembles educated insightfulness and deep thought. (more…)