“The secret of my success is that at an early age I discovered that I was not God.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
The Challenge to be Flexible
I’m sitting in my home in New Hampshire, it’s late October, and we are getting 6-10 inches of snow. The Floridian in me wants to weep. Actually the New Hampshire person in me wants to weep. I have my own personal rule — as long as it doesn’t snow before Thanksgiving, I can handle winter. Any sooner, and I’m not making any promises. Looks like I’m going to have to be a bit more flexible.
Quote of the Week for Oct. 17
“Be good and you will be lonesome.” — Mark Twain
Technophobe No More
I’m very comfortable performing in front of audiences but learning any kind of computer technology can bring me to tears. At best, I’m convinced I am going to break my computer; at worst, the entire Internet. Regardless, mistakes will be made. Bad mistakes.
Maybe it’s my age, maybe it’s my gender. I was raised that technology is a male thing, like grilling outdoors — women didn’t need to learn either one. So I’ve stayed stuck and dependent on others, missing countless opportunities to use new mediums, market my work, and even communicate with nieces and nephews (the eye rolling when I confessed I did not know how to text was extreme; now, it is our primary form of communication). [Read more…] about Technophobe No More