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Posts tagged ‘Apps’

16
Dec

Living in the Moment

It seems that every time I turn around, someone is trying to sell me a new way to stay connected or to connect some aspect of my life to technology and I’m not having it. Blame it on my age (baby boomers are reluctant followers) or simply stubbornness, but living in the moment means I interact with friends and family without having to pull out my i-phone to take a selfie and post it on social media so everyone can see what a great time I’m having with the other beautiful people in my life. These moments really are more meaningful – happy or sad – than any photo reveals because I’m living them. Read more »

26
Jul

App-less in an Appy World

On a recent trip, my husband and I were sitting in the Des Moines airport when we started discussing our boarding passes. I had two hard copies while he flashed his phone in front of me displaying a boarding pass on the screen. “It’s a Delta app” he said and proceed to show me all the information he had at his fingertips, none of which I really saw the importance of because I was in the habit of going to airline websites to make a flight reservation, check-in, change a ticket, or get a boarding pass. After all, if I didn’t check in, I would probably forget I was going somewhere. Read more »