When frontiers were new | Chuck's World
Last updated 5/24/2017 at Noon
There’s been an artifact on my desk all week, a remnant of a bygone era. It apparently was an era when people had much better eyes.
Or that’s all I can deduce, anyway. It’s a tiny photo album, which contains even tinier photos. I’m guessing it was designed to fit in a pocket or a purse, an analog version of my phone.
It belonged to my grandmother, and on a recent visit my mom asked if I wanted it. I tossed it in my suitcase and subsequently on my desk, where it sits and annoys me with its smallness.
The photos are unremarkable. Most of them are shots of a large crowd, rows and ro...