There was something else on the agenda for today’s post, but this is just too good not to pull together all in one place.
Even though increasing numbers of elders are blogging, the press and the culture at large still believe it is a youth activity. That creates a divide between generations that too often comes up in the media as: “Oh, dear, blogging is dangerous and when it’s not, it’s just those young folks being young. But aren’t those old folks cute trying to keep up with the kids.”
Those of us who are out here doing it every day know better, and in the past few days, an event has occurred that brings two widely separated ages together appreciating each other. Follow along now and I promise you’ll have a great laugh even if you have seen all or part of this before:
With the cartoon, Chris and Brad included this list of things Millie can’t open:
- a new checking account
- that bag of dried prunes
- her left eyelid
- for Beyonce Knowles
- the flatbed scanner lid
- an airplane seatbelt buckle
- this page in a new window
- unordered list tags
- old wounds
Millie, with the help of her son, Steve, countered with this video:
Chris Pirillo then posted this video of himself on YouTube reacting to Millie's video:
Now isn’t that a terrific series to start the day with, and a wonderful leap across generations.