I think it cost $700 and for months all it did was tell time. Yeppers, a $700 clock that took up an entire counter.
Well, we eventually got over our trepidation and learned to make things like hot water and nachos. It was excellent training for my 2 stints as a bachelor because my microwave and I were never far from each other at meal time.
But I digress.....
Technology has a way of transforming our lives and most would agree that it is better with technology than without. As our consumerism moderates and we find our own balance of what technology works for us what is just annoying. For example, cell phones that vibrate when someone calls is okay....cell phones that are constantly on and sound like a siren when they ring are not so okay.
I recall an attempt years ago when an outfit tried to equip singles with special bumper stickers with code numbers on them. In traffic, if you made a love connection, you could jot down their code number and call into a service that would help get you the hook up. Right. Yet that was pretty cutting edge at the time.
The blogosphere is buzzing about Valentine's Day later this week and I am struck by how connected, truly connected, some people are as a result of the Internet. It connects lovers and lovers-to-be in some pretty far out ways.
Through the years, I have gathered some mating, dating, kid and marriage lessons - all from a male's perspective. And yes, your mileage may vary. :) On February 15th, the day after Valentine's Day, I will be starting a six (6) part series on Mating, D3 style.
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