Category Archives: Machines

Village

In a recent walkabout in a small, rural village, I couldn’t help but notice “the old” and “the new” competing for space. Many of the older houses had huge “new” additions growing out of the back of their 150-year-old structural hosts. Some of the old things were failing and falling with little hope of preservation….

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The Flying Circus

Yesterday I went to the Flying Circus to see the balloons but I admit that I loved the planes a lot more. Since my last flight in the F-16 in June 1984 (!), I haven’t had any desire to fly…until yesterday. The open cockpit just fascinates me. So perhaps…perhaps, I will ask to fly in…

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T.Y.P.E.W.R.I.T.E.R.

The first commercially successful typewriter, or so Wikipedia tells me, was invented in 1868. Ninety-seven years later, my parents enrolled me in a summer school class (probably to keep me busy) and the only class available was “TYPING.” Fortunately, I discovered that the class was actually a competitive thing…an almost daily contest to see how…

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