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Subject: Re: The Internet is a Dud. Date: 12/12/2012 9:57 AM
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Bonnie's mom (83) and her Aunt Patricia (76) live completely without having computers in their homes.

My FIL (60) would just as soon never have a computer in his home. The only reason they have one (a laptop) is so my MIL can use it to look for coupons and such. They don't have FB, in fact refuse to get FB because the neighbor down the street let their daughter log into FB on their computer and it got a virus (which almost certainly didn't happen that way, more likely her hubby went lurking around some skeezy websites and ended up downloading malware that way).

The guy I'm taking over Committee Chair of my son's pack is a bit like that. I don't know how old he is but he has seven kids (six boys, one girl, the oldest 34 and the youngest 10) so he has to be around 60. His cellphone is just a cellphone, he made a point to tell me that. So I'm thinking there's a flaw in my Evernote plan for the pack... it works great with smartphones but is useless on a non-smartphone. I'll still have to use paper for lots of things, at least for as long as he's in the pack. Small price to pay for decades of experience!

Most everyone else involved in the pack is younger, most seem to be tech savvy. Some may be too poor to afford a home computer (as I've said in other posts we live on the poorer side of town) but they don't seem to volunteer for the committee anyway. Hell, I don't even have a laptop at the moment! If only I could find that money tree and solve that problem...
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