So today I brought home my new baby. He is a bit worse for the wear, grey paint chipping in spots and quite dusty, but after years of neglect, what can you expect?
I was one of the people who resisted word processing as it slowly took over from typewriters.
I loved that click clack, the music of writers. I loved the irregularity of the type, the permanence of it.
So, I found two Remington Quiet -Riters on kijiji for $10, and went to liberate them from their crawlspace.
One does not type, and is in pretty bad shape, but I am thinking it may provide parts for this guy, who sprung right back into action, typing perfectly although he has been stored for twenty years!
Now I have no excuse to begin a little project that I have been contemplating, and as soon as I get it under way I will share it here. For today, I am going to find out exactly how to clean up one of these old fellas, and give him some much-needed TLC.
til next time..