Technostalgia

What Ever Became of…Bookmobiles?

A month or so ago, an excellent suggestion for something disappearing in our modern world was offered up by OA5599, and because I am running out of ideas I forgot about it until this week it is such an excellent suggestion, let’s consider it.  Many of you may still remember those heady elementary […]

Quixotic Quantum Quandary

Q³: Don’t Put Your Foot in Your Mouth

Welcome once again to your favorite Saturday pastime, the Atomic Toasters exclusive–Quixotic Quantum Quandary! This particular weekend morning I spent some quality time outdoors watching the neighbors drive by, as we hosted a bit of a garage sale. At some point soon the the family and I will be undertaking a move, and the act of packing always serves to motivate me to get rid of one or two token items. So there was a moderate selection of goods laid out in the driveway for perusal, and I was struck by a certain observation today. The array strewn out in the yard seemed to be lacking in some curb appeal today, as a higher that expected number of folks did the ‘slow down and gawk, then speed away disappointed.’ It served to be somewhat disappointing to me to find my stuff, albeit stuff I am willing to part with, was not even desirable enough to come to a complete stop and step out of the car for a stroll up the drive.

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