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Opinion

October 3, 2013

A forgotten generation (sometimes)

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Yes, this is the typical day many senior citizens have to put up with, and many of them, including yours truly, have not or do not want to keep up with the times or the technology, or maybe we are just old-fashioned and sort of like it that way.

Yup, you’re right, I still like to hear my phone ring, and hear a familiar voice on the other end. I hear they have a device now where you “text” a person, and if they also have the same device, they can “text” you back. Now that can be frightening, don’t you think? By the way my cellphone is so old, it will appear on the “Antiques Road Show” soon. How about that!

Whoops, almost forgot, it’s raking time!!

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Ralph J. Ayers of Newburyport calls himself a “local yokel.”

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