A mobile chat with my mother usually goes off like this:
“Hello! Can you hear me! I am very busy so can’t talk much! I have a question.”
“Umm OK but is your speaker on? Can you please speak a little softly?”
“Yes, yes, OK… I know how to operate smartphones. Still smarter than a lot of you! Don’t waste my time; I need to go to the dentist so please book a cab for me.”
Despite pushing 80, my mom has a strong competitive spirit and has taught herself how to operate a s ..