I Still Have a Landline

The young men looked at me in awe: “You have a landline!” They went on to explain that it had become a status symbol. I had been signing up at a volunteer expo and mentioned I was providing my landline. I smiled at their response; it used to be that having a cell phone signified…

Junior Mechanic: Some Hands-On Engineering

I knew how to change a car’s oil before I knew how to change gears. When I was 14 years old, my dad came to me: “Anne, you’re going to be learning to drive in a couple of years. Time for you to learn about how a car works.” He had an ulterior motive–he needed…