My Life

12 Tips for a New 16-Year-Old

Today is my baby sister’s sixteenth birthday. Happy birthday, Alissa! I can’t believe you’re sixteen. It seems like yesterday you were six and a head shorter than me. Now you’re sixteen and nearly a head taller. Honestly, I think life begins at sixteen. It’s the year that what you’re currently doing starts affecting your future.… Continue reading 12 Tips for a New 16-Year-Old

My Life

Generations of Technology… Forever Changing

“I just want a damn tablet!” the seventy-something-year-old woman told the salesperson at Best Buy while I was browsing through the computer and tablet section. My first thought: “Good for her!” We frequently assume that older folks aren’t interested in learning how to use technology, and many of them aren’t. My grandmother was very set… Continue reading Generations of Technology… Forever Changing