One: The other day I got a comment on an old post I wrote about kids and spreadsheets. Yes. I am going to quote myself.
“Now I know how to use Excel and it seems a shame not to use that skill. I can see how some people would think that way about childbearing. Youâ€™ve got the skill, youâ€™ve got the knowledge, youâ€™ve got the crap in your storage locker already. Whatâ€™s the big deal?”
I had forgotten about that post so I was glad to read it again and see that I was right: my second child was definitely a different kind of spreadsheet program than my first.
But contrary to my premise in that post, I don’t think the skill-set is useless. Now I am qualified to offer (un)solicited advice to twice as many people.
(The comment I got the other day was from someone telling me about Dyscalculia which is also known as math dyslexia. Good to know!)
Two: I wrote another post for the Canada Moms Blog. It’s about family doctors. It took me so long to write with all the computer issues* that I have no idea anymore whether or not it is coherent. Go! Check it out! Start a comment war! Or not!
* New computer will be arriving next week. Until then, I am sharing SA’s computer with him, which is great except that in the past couple of days it has started giving me a blank stare not unlike my old computer’s blank stare and now I am worried that I am some kind of Computer Killing Witch and will be forced to go back to writing in notebooks no one will ever see.