Around the House, Tech Support

Taking the Best of Technology and Leaving the Rest

It’s true that my husband and I, both long-time IT professionals, love our computers. I’m a Mac and he’s PC, but between the two of us we can consult, code, build, script, design, burn, rip, perl, and Photoshop the day away.

Yet Rich still maintains that I was born in the wrong century. It wasn’t even that long ago when, as he was leaving for the store to get me a new mobile phone, I insisted on one that “just makes calls. That’s it.”

Now an owner of an iPhone, I’m not sure who that person was. One thing that likely will never change, though, is my apprehension for things with too many buttons. For example, the remotes in our house.

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Get the rest of the story over at Frugal Mama, where I talk about why I started writing Digital Zen and my thoughts on taking the best of technology and leaving the rest.


  1. Amy @ Frugal Mama

    10/30/2012 at 5:45 pm

    Hi Samantha,

    I am the one who is honored to have you as one of my writers. You are making a valued contribution with your sensibilities, writing skills, and technical know-how.

    Thank you,

    1. Samantha

      10/30/2012 at 5:48 pm

      Thank you so much Amy! We’re all better together.

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