A journal from someone who is living in the most beautiful place on Earth
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Mickey Mouse Tech
Long after five generations of portable phones and answering machines have been consigned to the junkpile, the venerable Mickey Mouse pulse dialer lives on, unconnected, in an upstairs bedroom. Mickey Mouse survives because it's our one phone that can operate if the power goes off say, during an earthquake. As long as our landline has tone, we can dial out ("dial" for once may be interpreted literally).