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Reply #60 on: August 18, 2016, 02:53:24 AM
 :flowers: :flowers: :flowers:  Mea, you are doing outstanding work with the Senior Citizens. Bless you for that and how happy it must make you feel to know that it has opened a whole new world for some of them.  Carry on the wonderful work.


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Reply #61 on: August 18, 2016, 04:40:54 AM
It needs to add a little computer class to teach how to navigate PB.

One can hock a laptop to a monitor, and while you teach one the others can see. 

I could think of a schedule.... lesson 1 overview, 2 classes, 3 profile, 4 forum, 5 safety, etc.

Oops!  Sorry you teach art, too bad I am far away.  Maybe your admin student would like to take the challenge...

Yes, it is a wonderful world  :flowers:
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Reply #62 on: August 18, 2016, 07:33:47 AM
They have a computer (tablet, I think) class on Mondays.  I'll see what they are doing and maybe do a special session about Paintbasket.  Or maybe do one during my class time.

Actually, many do not have access to computers or Internet, so I'll have to give this some thought.

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Reply #63 on: August 18, 2016, 07:44:17 AM
Thanks, Steve and Patricia.  Not sure who is happier - me or the class members?

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Reply #64 on: August 18, 2016, 08:26:41 AM
Wow Mea, what a daily routine, I am sure its fun but also hard work. My admiration to your community work!  :flowers:
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Reply #65 on: August 18, 2016, 09:00:18 AM
Maybe the public library?
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Reply #66 on: August 18, 2016, 10:41:08 AM
Annie,

We live in a rural area so transportation for seniors is a problem.  The nearest library is 5 miles away for most of them.  And it's on the high school campus so access there to computers is quite competitive.

Just obstacles to overcome.

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Reply #67 on: August 18, 2016, 10:45:40 AM
Sharon,

Best part is that I do not consider it work at all, because it's just another opportunity to draw.

Ah, what a life!

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Reply #68 on: August 18, 2016, 11:40:55 PM
Awww, again, those smiles say it all! Love what you have going there :congrats:
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Reply #69 on: August 19, 2016, 07:54:54 AM
Thanks, Denise.

They are such a fun bunch!  They are so excited about this.  The program director says it's the hot topic on conversation at lunch time.

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Reply #70 on: August 25, 2016, 09:55:11 AM
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Reply #71 on: August 25, 2016, 10:36:09 AM
Mea I just came across this post about what you are doing for the Senior citizens. What a great idea and a great program. So many people say they can't draw but with the right person they really can. Congratulations on showing people that they really can draw or paint!
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Reply #72 on: August 25, 2016, 01:53:30 PM
You are doing some amazing work Mea!I am sure the seniors are having a lot of fun with learning!
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Reply #73 on: August 25, 2016, 09:31:23 PM
Thank, Liz, Kris, and Zayn.  Now that the seniors believe in me, I have more confidence.

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Reply #74 on: August 25, 2016, 11:44:08 PM
Gee, this is real cool, Mea. I wish we had something like this around here.
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