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Why the Face? and other thoughts . . .

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Posted by mike
Why the Face? and other thoughts . . .

Let's start on a positive note -- at right you can see the beautiful Birdstone colt we welcomed into the fold in March. He's a nice strong colt out of the Cat Thief mare, Mia Gatto -- he sure is nice and we're hoping he'll sell very well in the future!  On to the usual . . . . In a world where acronyms rule, some of the generationally challenged find ourselves often befuddled and bewildered by texts and the use of text-shortened phrases in every day conversations.  Just keeping up with the phrases is hard enough, not to mention knowing whether Facebook has become passe, Instagram was hot for a few months and was so "last month" by the time we figured it out, it wasn't worth bothering to learn how to use it.  This phenomenon is not new -- the fact that trends occur and only a segment of the population picks up on it that by the time "everyone" is doing it, we realize the wisdom in Yogi Berra's saying "that place is too crowded, nobody goes there anymore" -- Yogi was a trend setter who hit the nail on the head prior to the tipping point at which the lemmings ...

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