Saturday, December 14, 2019
Pet Peeves

Sonogram Pictures

Oh, the things that offend us…

A writer consults “Miss Manners” today about the proper response to give someone who thrusts unsolicited sonogram photos at you with the expectation that you want to see the work-in-progress. “These photographs cause me to feel a little queasy,” the writer states.

Queasy? From a sonogram??

Maybe it’s been a while since I’ve seen one…maybe they’re using technology that’s worlds different than the last sonogram I saw (of a friend’s child) several months back…but in most cases, there’s not enough detail to make me queasy.

Once, I had to rely on the proud parents to “decipher” for me what was what. I wasn’t sure if I was looking at a high-tech medical photo or some kind of abstract artwork!

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Patrick is a Christian with more than 28 years experience in professional writing, producing and marketing. His professional background also includes social media, reporting for broadcast television and the web, directing, videography and photography. He enjoys getting to know people over coffee and spending time with his dog.