Thought for the day…..

Good Morning and Welcome to Thursday the 14th day of May, 2015.

Well the sun is coming up ….. still a bit on the cool side in the mornings.

I still am wearing a jacket for my walk to the bus stop.

Maybe in a week or so ….. a sweater will do.

This morning I went to retrieve a voicemail message on my home telephone.

The old fashion touch tone portable phone …. I do not have a cell phone yet.

There is static on the other end.

Guess time for new phones.

They sure do not make things like they used to ….. everything is disposable.

Why oh why.

I do know the answer, but really I would love for manufacturers to have love for their products and make with integrity and quality.

It is so disappointing when items do not last.

I remember a deep freezer that my grandparents had on the farm.

It was there when I was a child, and it was moved from the farm to town.

I figured why it was about 30 or so years old.

Stoves and fridges used to last for 25 years or so.

One would tire of them long before they broke down and then most times they could be repaired.

Can you imagine house hold appliances and gadgets lasting that long?

Or at least make things to be repaired and not throw away.

Okay, I have had my little “rant” for the day.

Just disappointed …. I am not mad or sad …. just disappointed.

Well almost time to get back downstairs, grab my lunch and jacket (will need shoes, too) and snuggle with Mr. Alvin for a few minutes before heading off to work.

YAY, tomorrow is my day off and I am so excited.

Have a great great day everyone.

Special Hello to: all those people who take the time to read my blog, I so appreciate it.

Always, Carol and Alvin

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. thursdayschild108
    May 14, 2015 @ 15:26:31

    I can totally relate to this today. Recently, my flat screen and my dishwasher (both made by the same manufacturer and both barely a year old) have been having problems. It IS very disappointing. Sigh. Other than that, it’s a beautiful Thursday here in Northern California and I hope you are having a lovely day in your part of the world! Lisa

    Reply

    • mynewlifeat51
      May 15, 2015 @ 14:21:44

      Hi Lisa, I know it is so crazy …. nothing is made to last. They are practically new your appliances. Northern California ….. is it nice and green there? Not bad here in Edmonton, Alberta. I am having a great day today ….. Carol

      Reply

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