Friday, February 09, 2007

It's Official: Internet Preferred Over Gardening by Senior Citizens

The Telegraph of England reports that Senior Citizens are embracing the Internet in increasing numbers, spending an average of six hours per week online, and overtaking gardening in hobby popularity. The USA was tops in Internet usage by seniors with nine hours per weekend, followed by Canada and Australia with seven hours. Spanish and Italian pensioners were the least internet savvy, with an average of just two hours a week. You can read the entire story by clicking here.
Photo Credit: The graphic above is from the Lourdes, France website, which shows how they use the Internet to gather prayers of the faithful and place them in the grotto at Lourdes. (Click on the picture for a larger view.) Charming, n'est-ce pas?


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