Mo-dem! Mo-dem! Mo-dem! Which is geek* speak for ‘modulator-demodulator’. Which is not to be confused with Marvin the Martian’s Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modula-tor,
*”peculiar person, especially one who is perceived to be overly intellectual, unfashionable, or socially awkward”
the weapon he tried to use to blow up the Earth (“Isn’t it delightful, hmm?”). They are why you can download videos of cats driving roombas around the kitchen floor, ‘fail’ videos of skateboarders neutering themselves, or sending embarrassing emails after an evening of anger and wine. The Purging Lutheran thinks we own this modem, I mean it’s still here in the house unless we ‘jacked’ it from Best Buy.
We bought it. Can you imagine My Sweet Rib causing a distraction in the small appliances department with a flare gun while I slip the modem under my hat and out the door while acting real cool? Don’t say yes.
Ecclesiastes 2:24 “There is nothing better for a person than that he should eat and drink and find enjoyment in his toil. This also, I saw, is from the hand of God.”