Mom got a Mac in the middle of 2009. At first she really loved it but she quickly became frustrated with the differences between it and the Windows world she’d known for years. At one point we had an email exchange about configuring video chat:


We only managed to get it to work once or twice, and then only when my cousin or sister helped her use Skype to do it. Of course now I dearly wish I’d been more patient with her. I would do anything to be able to see her silly smile and hear her voice again.