Post by HRM Resident
So sad to hear it's going but understand that a single screen is passÃš
It was an icon. However, like landlines, newspapers and a lot of
other things, progress makes things obsolete.
Your next assignment, should you choose to accept it, is to reflect
upon, then write 10,000 word on, the notion of "progress". >:-)
Gratis sample background material:
My parents had a manual can opener (of a type you've probably never
seen ) for ca. 40 years that worked well and easily, even in my
childish hands. In the 60s, it "wore out" but my father took it
apart, made an adjustment and used it for another decade.
After their retirement, they bought an electric can opener. When my
by then widowed and nonagenarian mother closed up her house to move in
with younger friends, I found 8 serially failed electric can openers
in the basement. I still have and use the original one from the
 Du Blake. Ours is an "original" and lacks the bottle opener
Mike Spencer Nova Scotia, Canada
My electric toaster is 104 years old and works well.