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Sunday, February 08, 2009

24 Things about to disappear in America

Rod Dreher has written an article discussing in detail the top 24 things that are about to disappear in America.

1. The Family Farm
2. Analog TV
3. News Magazines and TV News
4. Honey Bees
5. Mumps & Measles
6. Drive-in Theaters
7. Personal Checks
8. Wild Horses
9. Hand-Written Letters
10. The Milkman
11. Stand-Alone Bowling Alleys (so, what's the new idea?)
12. Incandescent Bulbs
13. Cameras That Use Film (they still make film?)
14. Answering Machines
15. The Swimming Hole (uh, I was born in '74 and I've never been swimming in a hole)
16. Ham Radio
17. Ash Trees (something about a beetle)
18. VCRs
19. Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs
20. Phone Landlines
21. Dial-up Internet Access
22. Movie Rental Stores (thanks, RedBox!)
23. Classified Ads
24. Yellow Pages (you can thank Al Gore for this...har-har)

HT: Justin Taylor

1 comment:

lifemoreabundant said...

Some of us were born around the same time you were and have swum in many a swimming hole. If you live somewhere that doesn't have poisonous vipers living in the grass near water, it's still a popular swimming spot. Just thought I'd give you the "other" side of that one. :-)