I can’t be that old

By Pepper Stewart

Many years ago when the computer first landed in school classrooms, I made a comment that has come back to haunt me, “Why do I need to learn that? What good will that do me on the back of a horse?”

Well, now that happened nearly 30 years ago and look how far we have come with technology. It was about 18 years ago I finally got a mobile phone and traded in my “beeper” or “pager.” What a beating that was trying to find a phone before the third page with 911 on the end. Some of you will get that.

There are kids today who have never heard a dial tone or got a chance to get tangled up in the 50-foot cord on the kitchen wall phone.

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