Four Years with Apple CHUG

The Apple Charlestown User Group also is known affectionally CHUG marked its fourth anniversary this month. It is hard to believe that I have been organizing programs, doing the website, and sending out notices for four years. Our little group has grown from the first meeting with 25 people in …

Wordcamp Baltimore

SASS, GULP, GRUNT, CVS, GITHUB were new terms I heard at the September Wordcamp meeting in Baltimore. I attended a WordCamp in Atlanta in 2009 that I really enjoyed. WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that are put together by WordPress users …

Seniors and Technology

Everyone has a different learning style. But what gets me is the people that don’t seem to know how to learn about new devices whether it be a new computer, reader, tablet or smartphone. These are people who have been in careers needing smarts. Where is their curiosity? I know …

Lifelong Learning

It’s been a week of juggling projects for the Blogging class, the Apple User Group, and the Residents’ Council. I feel like I am working again. That’s not a complaint. The hours and days fly by. I keep up with the Apple product changes using videos and message boards. It …

Do I Dare?

In another week, I will be teaching a 4-week class on Blogging for Beginners for our Elderhostel Lifelong Learning Institute (ELLIC) program. Is this a joke? No! Even though, I am not posting 3 – 5 times a week¬†like some folks, I know the mechanics, and I am a good …