Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Love/Hate Relationship

The other day I found myself standing in line at a U-Scan. There were 4 open U-Scans and about 2 or 3 people waiting in line in front of me. As I proceeded in line, I began to consider how much technology has changed the American way of life even in my own lifetime. We used to stand in a line of customers to get to a person, not a machine. We used to hand over our cash instead of swipe our credit cards. And speaking of cash, have you ever noticed how you begin to hate people that carry it these days? Don't even try to deny it. You know you do. I mean, it's so....slow. And if there is loose change involved? Forget it. You might as well have just stayed home.

It's so strange to realize that my children will never know any differently. While I was born into a world full of technology, my children were born into a world RUN by technology. Engulfed in it. Unable to carry on without it. Yet we love it, most of the time. I find it to be a very unique conundrum.

And on a totally unrelated topic, check out this adorable poodle who stopped by for a visit while I was out shooting on Saturday. So. Stinkin'. Cute. If only I wasn't allergic.....

Dog

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

they have hypoallergenic dogs

Heidi @ Indy Photography said...

@"Anonymous"....

Yes, I know. I'm allergic to them.

Amy said...

So is Lauren...only our neighbors across the pond got a lab puppy who is cute and tiny, and Lauren announced "I'm not allergic to little dogs, only big old dogs"...hilarious logic by a 4 year old.

Beth Crocker said...

My niece & I were shopping at an antique store in Houston a few years ago when she, then a teenager & world traveler (lived in NOrway & Vietnam as well as the states) asked me how to use the rotary phone we were looking at. She didn't have any idea how to use it! I have to ask her to help me with my mac.