From party lines to selfies

Do you ever think about how much telephone technology has changed over the years?  Even over the past decade with all the smart phone advances…. simply mind boggling.

Growing up in the 50’s and 60’s most every home had a stationary telephone.  Attached to the wall by a long cord.  I remember a time when we merely lifted the handset and waited for the operator to answer:  “Operator”,  and then we’d give her the name of the person we wanted to talk to. “Connect me to so and so”.  Just that simple. Continue reading “From party lines to selfies”