Smile of the Week

Just Ask

Last updated: Aug 16, 2013

woman finding something she wanted online

My 50-something friend Nancy and I decided to introduce her mother to the magic of the Internet. Our first move was to visit the popular Ask Jeeves site, and we told her it could answer any question she had. Nancy's mother was very skeptical until Nancy said, "It's true, Mom. Think of something to ask it." As I sat with fingers poised over the keyboard, Nancy's mother thought a minute, then responded, "How is Aunt Helen feeling?"