Rotten Apples

(Just curious…When is the last time Apple Support actually fixed your problem?) A few days ago, I reluctantly connected with Apple Support to address a series of annoying issues my laptop was experiencing. I say reluctantly, because I know what I’m about to face: a super long phone call with someone working from home who…

The “Joy” 🙄 that is Walmart- Part One

You know how sometimes you get a strong feeling before making a decision? Kinda like “don’t do it..don’t do it, DON’T DO IT!!?” Well, I got that feeling the other day as I stood in a long, long check out line at Walmart. Next to me was a self service lane with just one woman…

Is my I-phone “listening” to me?

I was complaining to my husband about my wrinkles.  We had just left our daughter’s graduation and I was scrolling through the photos as we drove south on I-95. “I’m definitely a candidate for plastic surgery” I sighed, “I’d better start saving for it now.” We arrive at our hotel that evening.. I plug in…

HELLO?- O? O? O? O?

It was the part of the holiday that I dreaded the most. We’d be playing with our new toys and suddenly my mom would announce that it was time to talk to our relatives in the United States. And so we’d sit and wait our turn, take the phone when it was passed to us…

Reaching out with both hands

The video is hard to watch. A woman lays passed out in the aisle  of a grocery store in Massachusetts while her toddler cries and tries to revive her. The fact (learned later) that the mom had overdosed on drugs makes the scene especially sad, but what makes it even more tragic is hearing the…