September 2016

A Lack of Focus

Hump Day Shorts September 28, 2016
Hump Day

Thought generation is in bits and pieces this week. Twice this week Will has corrected my driving en-route to school and activities. “Aren’t we supposed to be taking Joe to gymnastics?” I had picked up James but turned a corner away from Joe’s house. “Ah, yes,” I thanked Will as I turned the van around. […]

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Digital Natives vs Digital Immigrants

Hump Day Shorts September 20, 2016
Liam at Boston FIG 2

Bill and I have always been fascinated by sub-cultures. Our personal definition of sub-culture refers to unique, niche interests that draw individuals together who have rich experiences creating a culture outside our normal, day-to-day life. In general, although we may dabble in these groups, we aren’t one of them but are in awe of their […]

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Me First!

Hump Day Shorts September 13, 2016
me 80s hair 2016

Having been away from the keyboard for a while, it’s tough to decide where to start. I’m picking up at the beginning of our vacation to England, a kind of prequel to the story about our canal navigation. We were flying to England via an overnight flight that originated in Boston then connected to a […]

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First Day of School 2016

Hump Day Shorts September 7, 2016
Boys walking

Today was Liam’s first day of school. Late last night, I vocalized my incredible success, “I pulled it all together!” My arms flew over my head in Rocky-like victory. It was a solo celebration. No one else seemed as excited as I was. At 10 p.m. last night, I found Liam’s summer reading book about […]

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