teaching The Boy to use email

Toronto, 2017.08.24

With The Boy heading into grade four, we're looking at a first cell phone - and I'm teaching him how to use email. I don't know if his generation will use email for anything, ever, given how things are changing so fast. The other day I used the expression "I'm on the phone" to mean I was in a text conversation.

But when it comes to email, I figure it'll be a form of formal communication for some years to come.

Three reasons to be thankful:

  1. We only have to deal with one kid getting a mobile phone at a time.
  2. It's the less garrulous kid.
  3. He's not demanding the latest iPhone. Yet.

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rand()m quote

(In which I leave the final word to someone else.)

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.

-the Buddha