My son has a fabulous new smart phone- the latest Apple product. Sigh. I am jealous. I hope to get over that soon. What’s going to be more difficult is getting over the feeling that I won’t have much of a role in his life anymore.
The new phone will answer just about any question he asks by connecting to web content. How to make a perfect grilled cheese sandwich? Done. How to fold sheets? Done. How to get out a stain? Edit a resume? Grow paper whites without soil? Yep. It seems to know it all. It calls and sends messages, too. And, it takes great photos. There’s one thing it doesn’t have- a car for borrowing, and one thing I’m hoping will keep us connected: Voice dialing: “Call Ma.”