Gusty winds dampen to but a breath, pouring rain fades to nothing but a light mist, the clouds whisk away like a flock of seagulls infiltrated by a hungry fox, butterfly's flutter carefree and birds sing songs more beautiful than any song heard before. A single ray of light, heavenly from above, lights up the virtual hands of Bucky as if a million suns shone together as one. Lee reaches out and receives something more valuable than gold to a poor man, more important than water to a man who has lost his way in the desert, something more beautiful than the site of land to a sailor lost at sea. Lee receives the interview questions. He looks at Bucky and pauses. After considering his words for some time, remarks "About fuckin' time".
I'm here with Lee, father to half dozen, father figure to many, but the only man in the world to ever be crowned TackleNappy's Dad of the Year.
Part of my day job is to keep up with new trends and emerging technology with a view of understanding how they impact the information systems I'm accountable for. Doing this after hours, my mind slipped into 'TackleNappy mode' and my thoughts wandered to how new trends and technology will impact parenting and everyday family life. The following are a few of my thoughts and observations, and before you ask, yes, I was tempted to include "Parents throwing out bags full of toys that children refuse to pack away".