Mornings at my house sure have changed over the years. I remember when my family and I sat together and chatted as they ate breakfast. I’d read the morning newspaper when sipping my coffee. Things that I thought were unacceptable a few years ago are now commonplace in my house. I get up and turn on my computer. It has everything I need but my cup of coffee to start my day. I pour my good cup of coffee and then I read my morning devotional on line, I check my e-mail then enter my blog post for the day
Technology has shaken up plenty of life’s routines, but for many people it has completely altered the once predictable rituals at the start of the day. The surge of early risers is reflected in online and wireless traffic patterns. Internet companies that used to watch traffic levels rise only when people booted up at work now see it much earlier. I do get up a half hour early just so I have time to go online before leaving for work.
For me it is not a bad thing. I save money by using my computer. I no longer have to subscribe to the devotional magazine I used to get. I don’t need my newspaper subscription either as I read it on line.
My computer provides a little companionship early in the morning as I sip my coffee. I can check the weather, the road conditions and very often receive a SMILE or two from on online friends.
I learned to type on a manual typewriter and I remember when IBM brought out their Selectric typewriters, with the little metal ball that rotated, and the tape that engaged when you hit the backspace key and lifted each mistake off the page. My how times have changed.
Changes aren’t all bad at all. Some of them are wonderful.
It’s WONDERFUL WEDNESDAY!
I hope your day is wonderful too!
‘On Ya’ -ma