Greetings, my fellow port swillers!

A couple weeks ago, my office started using Microsoft Teams for its daily electronic sign-in sheet.

Even in the midst of banging on my desk and pulling out my hair in my frustration and disgust over having to deal with this wayward, cussed platform, I have to laugh a bit over the fact that I’m pretty sure everyone else is united with me in my opinion of it.

“Teams” indeed.

UPDATE: Oh, speaking of technology, Youngest Gel sets off tomorrow for her semester abroad in Australia. Research revealed that keeping in contact via Verizon text messages would be prohibitively expensive, so a family WhatsApp chat has been established. (One of the Gels said “It’s free!” I said, “No, there’s no such thing as ‘free’. Value is being extracted out of us somehow.”) Testing it out, we’re already falling into Aussie slang. I expect this will continue. Fair dinkum! G’day, mates!