Yesterday’s post inspired memories of technology past. Therefore before Office 2010. Before Windows…anything. I had this:
It’s a Brother AX-15 Typewriter. I remembered getting one for Christmas, and it did get a bit of use. Of course I wrote countless term papers for University, but every once in a while I would write stories. Other times I would write reflections as if someone else would see them. I guess it faintly foreshadows the blog. I saw one on eBay for $48.00 USD. It seems Australia has the majority for sale as most of my image searches turned up with results from there.
The weirdest part as I hear the clicking the my laptop keyboard? The sound. I can still remember the mechanical sound as it types away, but especially as I erased something. I never did type things accurately, and computers came along at the right time for me. I can press my button, erase, and start over. When I wrote rough drafts of stories, I tried to not press that backspace button. I also remember buying ribbons for either typing, or erasing. Imagine rows and rows of printer ink replaced with rows of ribbons. It did not seem that long ago.
This ends my trip down memory lane. Seem to do that a lot lately. My birthday must spark some nostalgia.