Modern Technology

My computer crashed this week, and I am feeling discombobulated and unhappy with modern technology. But the hardships that accompany our dependence on electronic devices don’t seem so bad when I reflect on the alternative. I would much rather use a watch than its historical counterpart, the sundial. The one pictured below is at Whitehall, the 18th century home of colonial Governor of Maryland Horatio Sharpe. It’s beautiful, but I had no idea how to tell what time it was!

The sundial at Whitehall

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2 responses to “Modern Technology

  1. Meg

    Actually, the one in the garden at Hammond Harwood House works quite well. Only thing, you need to remember that it doesn’t adjust for daylight savings time. Also, they don’t work in the shade or on cloudy days. Talk about a fair weather friend!

  2. carole8

    I hate a love/hate relationship with Technology and can appreciate your circumstances; been there, done that.

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