I went to see the new film "Vintage Tomorrows" last week at the Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival  with my engineer son Andrew. I know what you're thinking--why would anyone attend this annual event and NOT see "The Attack of the 50-Foot Woman" (that 'classic' '50's larger t...

During a recent visit to the Canal Street Antique Mall in Lawerence, Massachusetts (A really great place--the mall, not necessarily the city!),  I was taken back by the number of early century phones, cameras, and adding machines that were on display. It occurred to me...