When Too Much Is Really Too Much

There are too many numbers in the world…

  • Account Numbers
  • Customer Numbers
  • Paint-by-numbers
  • Purchase Order Numbers
  • Serial Numbers
  • Confirmation Numbers
  • Phone Numbers
  • License Plate Numbers
  • Conference Call Numbers
  • Invoice Numbers

And too many dates…

  • Birthdates
  • Service Dates
  • Period Dates
  • Anniversary Dates
  • Play Dates
  • Speed Dates
  • Meeting Dates

Too many codes…

  • Pass Codes
  • Access Codes
  • Data Codes
  • HTML Codes

There’s just much too much of it all. The Information Superhighway has now become a multi-lane traffic jam.  Let’s stop this insanity by going back to the days when we didn’t always need so much security and protection.  We’ve almost put too much importance on the fact that we need so much of it.  The reason we’re overloaded?  Because we actually believe that we need to be “in-the-know” on everything, around the clock, all the time.  Truth is, we don’t need to be so tapped into the void.  Sometimes it’s better to unplug and tune out.  I mean, that’s the only way we can keep our sanity.  We don’t need so much information.  Really.  If we all just stopped listening to all those ads that encourage our greed, maybe we can actually notice the real sunrise and not just as a screensaver. 


About Lisa Perez

Lisa M. Perez is a published poet, editor, copywriter, public speaker and artist. The co-creator of the first ever ArtSpace in Jersey City, member of IUOMA (International Union of Mail Artists), and administrator for an online Mail Art group, Lisa supports the arts and advocates for creativity. Her successful, Art Journal and "Notes from my Brain" series are ongoing projects that evolve with the artist. In addition to being an active blogger since 2005, Lisa scripts and edits copy for various online articles and videos. In September 2017, she was a guest-speaker and virtually chaired a YOGA Recovery meeting. In her spare time, Lisa studies, reads, and creates while maintaining a day job in a STEM field and being a full-time fur-mommy to her shih-tzu, Cher.
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