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Re: OT: cell phones

Our county library has a program that sends donated books to soldiers

> [Original Message]
> From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 2/24/2009 6:19:29 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT: cell phones
> LOL - it's all about balance.  I'd go nuts w/out my email and the Ya-Ya's
> love that I have a cell phone.
> I get news online but still love to read the paper and there's something
> tactile and satisfying about reading a BOOK.  If I travelled a lot, the
> Kindle thing would be handy.  But I'm a home body.  And I'm going to
> the City of Galveston, I'm sure their library was wiped out last September
> and see if they would like the stacks of books I need to pass on to
> else.  I'm betting they'll be glad to have them, mostly history and
> - good STUFF.  Oh and if the power goes off, I can still read - LOL.  No
> batteries or electricity required!
> On 2/24/09, Aplfgcnys@aol.com <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote:
> >
> > And what will we use to wrap fish and start fires?
> >
> > In a message dated 2/24/2009 5:12:27 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> > inlandjim1@q.com writes:
> >
> > It is a whole other thing, isn't it? The change that's surely on its
> > way--the end of paper. I worry about it, of course. Most of my most
> > used and most useful books are not likely candidates for e-book status
> > any time soon. And I think we will all miss newspapers in ways that
> > are not obviously apparent; television, radio, and internet news would
> > not be possible without newspapers because it is the Associated Press,
> > which is jointly owned and fed by, as well as fed to, newspapers that
> > is the real backbone of the news business--radio, television, print...
> > and internet. It relies on both the input and output of news to
> > survive, with newspapers providing most of the input and the parasite
> > media--radio, tv, internet--paying for much of the output. It's an
> > enormously complicated web that is driven, mostly, by reporters, as
> > they say, "on the ground." Radio, tv, internet--they don't have
> > reporters, they have news readers, news packagers, news sellers,
> > booster, PR flacks. And most of them, because they are accountable
> > only, at best, to their advertisers and, at worst, to themselves,
> > they... but I'm ranting. Sorry. At ease; carry on.
> >
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