How did I waste my time before web surfing? I can’t remember. I’ve always read a lot so I probably just laid down and killed an hour in whatever book I was reading. Even if one hour was three hours, I was progressing through a singular creative endeavor. There was a beginning, middle and an end. Even an accomplishment of sorts, the number of books read in this lifetime went up a tick. Now I find myself unspooling yards of precious time ravenously consuming information; topical, political, gastronomical, self helpful, musical, criminal, reviewing, critiquing, criticizing, maligning, malignant and benign. A deeply unsatisfying hobby that never completes, never fulfills, makes me feel shitty and yet lures me like a cat stalking a laser pointer light. As long as I am there, I am nowhere else. Apparently I really really want that, if actions speak louder than words and what not. I can control it if I try but because I am on the computer all day, the e-portal to Future Oblivion is where I find myself when professional responsibilities end and domestic responsibilities begin. That intersection is a bitch for me. I have hard time going from virtual to physical. But wasting time web surfing is like leaving dog shit on the sidewalk of transition. The smelly remains of crap linger.