We’ve had a great deal of company lately, which means lots of time was spent in the kitchen and by the fireplace. You see, our son and his friends turned our dining room into a computer lab, to enhance the software on One Laptop per Child computers that are used around the world.
There were wires on the floor, coffee cups, beer and plenty of Skyping with other participants in the project. Sleep? Exercise? Not much of that! But they did NOT starve!
There came a time when I insisted on a bit of outdoor activity – such as sawing dead branches and a tree trunk left by Hurricane Sandy. A few dog walks were needed too. Before they actually completed things, a trip to the Farmer’s Market was also scheduled.
A leather hat for one of the techies…
Onward through the countryside to inspect an old shop.
And away they flew ten days later.
It is very special to have ‘kids’ want to return and bring along their friends.We certainly enjoyed it.
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