I was delighted when the tireless blogger/author, Sally Cronin of Smorgasbord Invitation had asked me to write a post and fill in for her as ‘blogsitter’ while Sally took a RARE week off to visit her sisters and have a little reunion. I wrote the post and sent it off to Sal so she could pre-draft her sitter’s posts before I took off. I’d written something similar a year or so ago and never published it, and thought it might be a fitting post for more current times.
“I am delighted to welcome author D.G. Kaye (Debby Gies) to the Blog Sitting team and Debby has been very much a part of Smorgasbord since I began posting in 2013. Hugely supportive of all those that she follows, her presence is a constant reminder that virtual friendships are as real as those that are face to face.”
I Spy – Is There Any Privacy Left Anywhere?
Remember that little game we used to play when we were kids in the car to keep us entertained on a long drive—I spy? Back in the day, it was a game. In today’s world, it’s not so much a game as it has become an invasion of privacy.
I spy, is all around us, from governments knowing every detail about us, down to the color of our underwear when going through airport security. Public places abound with cameras—our every move caught on tape. Be careful not to be caught picking your nose in public, for surely someone is watching.
All these cameras were initially intended for theft surveillance, but have been taken to some extremes to a point where there are no sacred private moments left, and that can be held as evidence somewhere—should the need arise. Continue Reading . . .