Thursday, September 29, 2011

Thankful Thursday: Technology

Those that know me well know that I am definitely not a "lover of technology".  I still have a "dumb" phone, and know only the very basics about electronics.  I have a Kindle and have found it's usefulness (especially when traveling), but nothing beats crawling up with a good book - the texture, the sound of the pages as they turn, the smell...  And some will tell you that I single handily am keeping the post office in business.  I just love sending (and receiving) a letter in the mail (again, there's something nostalgic there that you just do not get with an email). 
But, I have to say that this deployment I am so thankful for advanced technology, and how it has allowed for almost daily communication.  A few months before my husband left someone had asked me if we were going to be able to "Skype" with each other.  I had to go home and google Skype because I had no idea what it was.  And yes, we have been able to Skype and what a blessing it has been for the girls to see their Daddy and for their Daddy to watch them grow.  "M" just loves to cook up her Daddy a good meal! 
You can hardly tell, but Daddy is there under all that food.

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