I’ve been trying to remember when it was, exactly, that technology outdistanced me… probably around 1982. Where do people find the time to keep up with it all? My VCR display still blinks “12:00” 24/7. A blackberry, for me, will always be something to pop into my mouth. Our computer, in my hands, will never be more than a prestigious typewriter.
Obviously, I belong in Lancaster County, an artist living in a town surrounded by Amish and Mennonite farms, watching horse-drawn buggies on Main Street, enjoying a 19th-Century pace of life in our 1848 bed and breakfast home. (I am grateful for indoor plumbing and central air conditioning.)
I’m equipped with a rotary mind in a speed-dial world. So it is no small irony that 2008 found me making my video debut on You Tube, with a short monologue, On Writing and Drawing. Here’s the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-cDsXBVS5M