Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Gone The Way Of The Dinosaurs
But that got me to thinking about all the other things that have gone the way of the dinosaurs since I was a child.
And I guess that list would include: Black and White T.V.S
Record Players, 33, 45 and 78 rpm records, video cassette players, tape cassette players, reel-to-reel tape recorders, transistor radios, white out, typewriters, carbon paper, bobby pins, expensive calculators (they were really expensive when they first came out), push mowers (though a few linger on), polaroid cameras, sets of encyclopedias, home visits by doctors, bread and milk delivery to your house, handwritten letters, small pox vaccinations, and unfortunately common courtesy
And before I'm gone I expect to see the demise of paper checks, pennies, landline telephones, most mail service, print newspapers, regular light bulbs (I hate those energy saving ones), cameras that use film, and they're even saying credit cards, we'll pay with our cell phones instead.
The times they are a changing.
Friday I went to the commissary with Mac to grocery shop and I managed to get all of it done without having to sit down and rest. That ma...