How I Leaped Into The 21st Century

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I got so tired of my friends telling me that I lived in the dark ages, that for 2009 I made a resolution to get with it.
Here are the changes that I’ve made so far.

1. Got rid of my floor model AM Motorola radio and bought a new AM-FM. Whatever that means.

2. Threw out my 10 inch (with magnifying glass mounted on the front) black and white TV and got a brand new 16 inch color
TV. Even the rabbit ears have a dial for fine tuning.

3. Junked my crank driven Victrola for a state-of-the-art 8 track stereo. STEREO. I guess that means you can listen with
both ears.

4. Had to discard my Smith-Corona typewriter and replaced it with a word processor.

5. Donated my zoot suits to charity. Went out and purchased a few pairs of nifty tie-dyed bell bottom jeans.

6. I even went out and got a Beta video recorder for my new TV.

7. Alas, the old ice box was the next to go. Sorry ice-man but my new electric refrigerator doesn’t need you anymore.

8. The Franklyn stove was the next to go. Replaced by a state-of-the-art gas range. It even has an oven!

9. I even bought a brand new Commodore 64 computer. Had to buy a floppy drive as an extra add-on.

After looking around my house and seeing all the improvements I was thrilled. So thrilled, in fact, that I immediately
jumped into my Model A Ford, drove to the nearest Rexall drug store for film for my Kodak Brownie camera and took
pictures of all my changes


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