Yesterday I read an article about things that are facing obsolescence due to the pandemic. I starting jotting down things that have been and gone out of frequent use in my adult life even though some may actually still exist. I know the list could be much larger, but this was just a few minutes of brainstorming.
It made me curious about things I still have lying around this house or things I know to still exist from this list. There are three or four things on the list I still have lying around.
So I ask you:
- What could you add to the list?
- What ‘obsolete’ things do you still own?
- Why do you keep them?
- Has anything become obsolete for you because of the pandemic?
I still have floppy disks in a box, a walkman (although it is a CD walkman, and a coin sorter, I think. There may just be a coin purse in a box somewhere.
I wish I had some pant stretchers. I may just go look and see if Vermont Country Store still sells them.