- Mar 18, 2006
Got to thinking about this the other day. I get up, shave with a 50 year old DE razor, strap a mechanical watch to my wrist, put a fountain pen in my pocket, drive around in a car I shift myself, then come back to play with my vacuum tubes and black discs. I try to cook as much as possible over an open fire and have an assortment of old handtools for woodwork. Heck, I'd probably still be using Mac System 6.0.8 if it had a TCP/IP stack.
Am I simply getting reactionary in my old () age, or do you think there are legitimate reasons for hangin' with the old and allegedly outdated? I know there are at least a few others here who swear by these things, so thoughts and impressions would be much appreciated. Is it just an affectation to insist on having a clutch or a pen you can refill from a bottle? Or are these things still practical and sensible given the alternatives?
Am I simply getting reactionary in my old (