We’re old-fashioned. We like antiques. Old books. And love letters written with paper and ink.
Obviously, we understand and appreciate the advance of technology. You’re reading this on a blog (shortened from web log, lest we forget), after all.
My brother did court his girlfriend via Skype when she was in China. My grandma does receive photos of her grandkids via the internet. I even sent an email (yes, that is singular—one email) to my husband back when we were courting.
But around here, text messages will never replace Hallmark cards. We don’t look to FaceBook to define our relationship statuses. And we’re still so old-school that we think clicking “Get Mail” is nothing like the anticipation of walking to the mail box.
So on this Friday, since we’ve been speaking of letters (when do I not around here?) and long-distance relationships (in an on-going series over at ylcf.org), I thought I’d share a series of short YouTube videos that we’ve enjoyed.
They give a almost tongue-in-cheek perspective to how “Technology Ruins Romance.” You can even get the t-shirt.
“Technology Ruins Romance” from Wong Fu Productions:
And as an extra, walk down memory lane with The Carpenters and “Mister Postman.”
P.S. What’s your favorite YouTube video this week?