H. E. is a writer and researcher living in Boise, Idaho, who has traveled throughout Europe and has spent countless hours in the car travelling the around the United States. She has a varied background, including education and history as well as journalism. Hattie enjoys sharing her passions through the written word. She is currently spending many sleepless nights seeking her graduate degree but always sets aside time to enjoy a good cider.


Recent posts by this Author

How Digital Literacy Platforms Can Help Combat Illiteracy

I’ll never forget walking into my first public library. It was the library next door to the church where I attended Sunday school and would eventually attend kindergarten. Upon first entering the section filled with children’s books, I gasped aloud. The sheer number of…

Why I Am an Apple Snob

Why I Am an Apple Snob

I took my first bite out of that little white apple nearly 15 years ago.  I bought a first-generation pink iPod Mini in early 2004, just after they were released.  I was teaching in Southeast Alaska, and it was easier (and cheaper) to ship…

Baby Boomers Gain Freedom Through Technology

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The U.S.’s Baby Boom generation has an uneasy relationship with technology.  On one hand, the generation which was born post-World War II is the fastest growing segment of technology consumers.  On the other hand, the technology being marketed to them is in some ways…