Communication has speeded up but is that as much a change as moving from word of mouth to print? From horse to horseless? From showing respect to demanding it? Are questions the prelude to change or just wanderings allowing things to stay the same?
What is the meaning when you say you are of modest means? A car, a home? Take the bus and rent an apartment? Could afford college… night school?
If people are unable to agree and cause a shutdown… why is it they continue to work while the people who know how to work together get sent home? Just saying…
The Barr Universal has its own unique look and feel. It is like and unlike any other typewriter. As our people… it makes me want to life my barr (so to speak) in thinking.
Is all you need to set things right. 52 years ago this one came to type and never stopped its so Royal.
The Olympia Robust was a WWII German Field Typewriter, said to be used by the SS. This one was left in Poland where it was re-keyed, re-painted and years later sold as junk from a Government sale. The question then becomes is the possible use of the tool impact its modern use? For me it was so far from its original condition that I took it a step further and added more color. Now it is just a working typewriter, a tool making it’s own history.
I type on the Woodstock #4 and ramble about nothing much… which is a good way to celebrate on a Woodstock.
When you type you have time to take the time to experience the things you would have missed in the high-speed internet age!
March 31, 2012 I posted for the first time. 892 posts later I continue.