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Pay to Call: Canterbury, NH Rest Area

Just about 10 miles from Concord (the capital city of my state), is a rest area on Interstate 93 northbound in Canterbury, New Hampshire. These telephone booths are common on state property (remember… 31 more words

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Pay to Call: NYC Visit: Telephone Booths

I did not test these on Saturday as the stereotypical SOP of visiting New York is to avoid touching things unless necessary.

I wasted nearly 60% of my battery juice on my iPhone taking pictures and loading them to Instagram (like a stupid teenager) and I stupidly forgot my Lightning charger cable to charge the phone with my emergency battery.   75 more words

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I’m proud to be a part of a wonderful organization called the Writers of Kern. They are having a “Blog Challenge” and I’m participating. 702 more words

Bridport Continued....

We’re still with Sylvia in Bridport. The first two days she took us to the more “touristy” sites, which I described in the last post, and then in our last two days with her, she took us on tours of a more personal nature. 743 more words

Who Says We Communicate Better Today Than Ever Before?

With all the technological advancements made in the last several years, it seems as if the ability to communication has been greatly improved. And when you consider what’s transpired in the pre-boomer’s lifetime, it’s hard to argue against the belief that we’re far better off today than in the past.Think back to when we were kids. 503 more words

New York begins turning its payphones into free Wi-Fi hotspots

Though I am honestly interested in the technological aspects of this reuse of infrastructure in NYC and I love the ideas surrounding the re-tasking of phone booths, there is a strong conversation to be had around the risks of free WIFI to the uneducated public.  25 more words

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DID YOU KNOWN THAT ABOUT BERLIN: THE FIRST PHONE BOOTH

Berlin´s first telephone booth, or Fernsprechkiosk as they were then referred to, opened for service on January 12th, 1881. Designed by a local engineer, Herr… 261 more words

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