Let me make this clear right off the bat: I AM NOT A HIGH TECH GUY. I am actually anti-technology in a lot of ways. Even though I grew up in high tech northern VA (just outside of DC) and spent my college years majoring in Information Technology, I long for the days before technology messed up the world.
I miss the days of playing outside instead of playing online. I miss the days when we watched TV with antennas instead of satellites. I miss the days when cartoons were simple and innocent – a cat chases a mouse and everyone has a good time – as opposed to today having to figure out the difference between TV-G and TV-Y7FV.
But do you want to know what I miss most? I miss the days when the phrase “I talked to my friend today” actually meant you opened your mouth and spoke today. It had nothing to do with your fingers or your keyboard. I miss the days when life was simple and easy to figure out.Read More