Ah - I was using the term 'use' as in - solving a problem, producing work, etc. I suppose 'increasing enjoyment' is a type of use. I think it rises above utility. Useful things are valuable because they provide us with the free time to do useless things. I'm pretty sure the best things in life are utterly useless, totally temporary, and entirely too expensive.
"A real scary video, Joan, but my nerves are made of straw. Glad the surgery went well! Yes, parsley fights inflammations, very good for you!
What a good picture of Ian, you look well!
And this is to wave goodbye as I'm off to the Vesuvius…"
"Hi! a quick update. Surgery went very well, Had very little pain that responded to a little medication. My daughter and granddaughter, Michelle, were with me and brought me home and had a beautiful break-the-fast lunch. I feel great. Ruth,…"
"Wow, Joan. That rising tide video is scary. I can't imagine having to put myself in such continuous danger to collect food for survival. If I was in desperate need and there was a large abundance of food available to collect…"
"Loren, both my wife and I decided a long time ago that we would have no memorial. Our wish (in writing and notarized) is to be cremated and scattered over the place of our choosing. Right now, it appears we will be fertilizing our vegetable garden…"