Lighten up Mondays
Pretty much every age group has access to – and uses – an electronic device that connects to the Internet. There are, however, some holdouts, as you’ll see in the following scenario:
“Come on, Grandma, you’ve got to try it!” I pleaded with my stubborn Grandmother. I don’t know how she lasted this long without ever using the Internet, but enough was enough as far as I was concerned.
“Okay,” she said reluctantly, settling down by the computer and slowly putting on her reading glasses. “What do I do now?”
“All right Grandma, now I’m going to open the Home page of Google,” I explained, and then, “Ta da! There it is! Now type in any question you want into the bar at the top of the page and you’ll find an answer to your question,” I proudly assured her.
My Grandma looked at me warily, thought for a second or two, and slowly – very slowly – began to type, “How is my friend Gertrude doing this morning?”