Saturday, January 1, 2011

The Wonders of Technology

Hey, Y'all,
Happy New Year to all of you, my good friends and family members! I have entered another phase of modern technology - Skype - and am learning to use the visual phone on my computer. What a blast! I have just conducted a most interesting Happy New Year conversation with four of my great grandchildren and their Mama, who live in Illinois. It is wonderful, isn't it, what the satellites have brought about?

I did not see the New Year in last night, but they said they had. Their mom and dad had a New Year's Eve gathering with several people from their church (Dad is a pastor) and they were telling me that they got to use sparklers and didn't have to go to bed till one o-clock this morning.

I hit the hay about 11 p.m. and was asleep when the new year made its local appearance, but I did have my hot chocolate about 10 p.m. along with a few cheese-its. I had a late breakfast this morning, and will not be eating my black eyed peas until about 3 p.m. or so. I will be making some cornbread to go with them, along with some fried okra and a green salad. Probably will put some guacamole on my plate to go with all that. The black eye peas have jalapenos in them, so they should really spice up my afternoon. Ha.

Not much doing today, so I guess that about does it for today. Just wanted to wish all of you a lovely day and a Happy New Year to come. This is Blabbin' Grammy signing off for today. I know my sister-in-law, Imazo, won't see this, but Happy Birthday tomorrow, Imazo. I love you, sister. Bye for now. More later.


Anonymous said...

Happy New Year to you Ruby. May the Lord richly bless your year!
We're having black-eyed peas here too, with pork roast and cornbread. My husband's a 'northerner' and after all these years I still can't get him to more than tolerate black-eyed peas. lol He only eats them cuz he loves me.
Bless you my friend,

Jan said...

Hi Ruby,
You are amazing. Technology is hard for us older one to learn and yet you have plunged right in! Good for you. I am really enjoying your blog.
Happy New Year, Jan

Margie's Musings said...

I went out to my son-in-law and daughter's for ham. cornbread and beans. It was terrific. There were six of us.

welcome to my world of poetry said...

You are one truly remarkable lady Ruby. to handle this modern technology, I can just about manage my blog and emails and face book. Scype to me is something different altogether.

Happy New Year.

Anonymous said...

You are just so up to date! Sounds like you are having a great time with the new technology. I had black-eyed peas as well but no peppers. I just can't take the hot stuff. I hope you have a wonderful New Year.

Sharlyn Guthrie said...

I'm glad you discovered Skype! We opened presents skyping with our kids in Texas this year! I just learned about the black eyed peas tradition for New Years, so I guess we are all continuing to learn new things. Have a wonderful 2011!