Tag Archives: technology

My Best Friend, Dave

My time is running out, and I’m beginning to panic. When I bought my most recent computer, I purchased a year’s worth of one-to-one sessions with a techie to help me with things I didn’t understand. You would think that … Continue reading

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Life’s Little Instruction Book

In 1991, H. Jackson Brown, Jr. published Life’s Little Instruction Book, a little book that reminds us what we should do and how we should act to live a happy and successful life. It is not a very big book, … Continue reading

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Sorry, I Think You Have the Wrong Number

Many years ago, about 1980, my husband was issued a mobile phone for his work as Director of Security and Chief of Police for a university in Texas.  It was a huge thing,  the size of a brick and about … Continue reading

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Yes, Some of Us Survived Without Hi-Tech Toys

Since hi-tech gadgets have become commonplace and affordable, children expect to see the newest ones under the Christmas tree. Parents can’t keep up with the pace of technology. Your child’s old iPod doesn’t have the capability of playing some of … Continue reading

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Things That Boggle My Mind

There are some things that I just don’t get, no matter how many times someone explains them to me.  People can tell me the science behind these things, but it just doesn’t make sense to me. For example, have you … Continue reading

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Sometimes It’s Better To Be Late

When I was growing up, my mother would say to me, “You’re always late except to dinner.” I corrected my errant ways, and now I’m almost always early.  I never thought that would be a problem, but sometimes it seems … Continue reading

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Love That App Store!

My iPad screen is populated with three pages of apps, and more are sure to come as I discover others that sound so cool (neat? rad? hot? Sorry, but I’m not familiar with the latest word that designates something as … Continue reading

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