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When you're older and you have a cellphone problem If you're like some people, you just hand over the phone to your grandchild for help. If the grandchild has a history question as part of their school work, they may pay the grandparent a visit. Is that what it's like around your house?

With age comes wisdom. We hope. If you're on the north side of, let's say 60, then you have a practical understanding of how life was before many of today's gadgets, everyday routines, and common sense practices.

Without further ado. . .

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