Love at First Byte

I will always remember my first home computer.  It was an AST; an acronym for the company’s three founders Albert, Safi and Thomas who were one of the first to enter the PC market. The year was 1995. As soon as we picked it up from the store, I dove into the box, removing hardware … More Love at First Byte

The Sky’s the Limit

Bloganuary Challenge Prompt: What is a superpower you’d love to have? A friend once told me that I was a fanatic when it came to the subject of weather, and she wasn’t wrong. The way I’ve referenced the polar vortex, thundersnow or straight-line winds, it’s possible that I may have been a radio or television … More The Sky’s the Limit

Enjoying Some Thanksgiving Notes With the Elderly

A few days ago, we participated in an early Thanksgiving meal with my 91-year-old mother Ginny at her assisted living / memory care residence. The evening included some live musical entertainment and while mom was watching the singer, I was watching her feet tap to “That’s Life” and hearing her sing the last few notes … More Enjoying Some Thanksgiving Notes With the Elderly

Operation Odyssey

Something my 31-year-old son said to me last week reminded me about an ancient (18-year-old) hard copy of a manuscript I have buried in the cupboard. I’m pretty sure most readers here have a similar project in a similar cupboard. The premise was to keep a “journal” for one year chronicling life with a 13-year-old … More Operation Odyssey