There is something about the rise of self-checkout stations at many stores I hadn’t considered until I read a thing in the business section of the Toronto Star, who quoted a source from the Wall Street Journal:
I have a new (old), refurbished MacBook Air. I got it so I don’t have to take the large-screen, heavy laptop with me to Europe and can keep writing in comfort even while on vacation. Continue reading “Learning the ropes on a new device”
This is a tricky word, trust. Don’t you think?
Trust is defined as a firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. (Wiki)
Trust is something you earn, I think. Not something you give away freely, although that does happen, often. People will trust, sometimes blindly, until that trust is broken.
Well I got a new phone.
The port wasn’t connecting with the charging cable. We went to two places to find out if it was fixable but no. Can’t have a phone that doesn’t charge now, can you.
It’s not a question.
You know us bloggers are a special breed, right? Here we are, sharing our lives with each other, forming communities, liking and commenting on diverse topics and thereby broadening our perspectives regularly.
We are writers, all of us. But whether we admit it or not, we are also editors.
If you have a boy over the age of 8 you are probably familiar with the endless fortnite debates. 🙃
Here’s yet another amusing anecdote involving the kid, us parents and the endlessness that is known as fortnite mobile (i.e. an app on a phone).
You know how they say clichée things like ‘the year started with a bang’?
Lotta bangs happening here…and some of them will cause a ripple effect into January. This is both good and bad simultaneously, but what can I do except grin and bear it?
I recently go the kids email accounts (which I own, control, and get copied on) and they have been practicing with each other and family.
The delight! The fun! The….incorrect grammar! Continue reading “Kids and their email nonsense”
I have just had a horrible experience with an online banking institution that begs for a tiny bit less rigidity when it comes to the very strictly enforced ‘anti-fraud’ systems put in place by financial institutions.
I often think, how do people who don’t have internet, or who have trouble hearing on the phone, handle so many things these days that require both internet savvy and adequate hearing? Continue reading “Customer service, banks and the little old lady with lumps in her beverage”