Tag Archives: texting

Communicating across the Generational Divide

Both my offspring are job-seekers and so I have been spending a lot of time helping with applications. Would-be employers now request emails with attachments, and letters of rejection or invitations to interview are sent electronically, if at all. For … Continue reading

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Banning Smart Phones–So Not Smart

Everywhere I go, people are talking about connectivity, collaboration and the power of collective intelligence and social media. Well, almost everywhere. Transparency Towers this week conducted a forum for 200 company directors at the Met Club in NYC. The location … Continue reading

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She would kill me if she knew…

…I was writing this.  A certain 17-year old who is close to the Crone likes to keep her cards close to her chest. Particularly if they are Valentine cards. For the last couple of years, she has had a devoted … Continue reading

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Texting in Irish

The Crone notices that she has texted Gretel in the following way:  “ok if oi pick you up at 11?”  This could be a simple typo, or perhaps the Crone even texts in an Irish accent?

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