My childhood dream should be a grocery cashier. I liked the beep of the price scanner and the click of buttons in the cash register I pictured. I still find solace in certain sounds and touches like I did as a kid. So it makes sense that I’ve been obsessed with landline phones for as long as I can remember.
Before modern cell phones had full touch screens, phones were unique: tactile buttons with clicks and bumps, sleek plastic bodies that felt good against your ear, and curly cords that you could play around with on an extra long phone call.
More retro tech
I feel very happy growing up because I got to experience life before and after each house with multiple computers and cell phones. I grew up making long phone calls late into the night. I̵
With the introduction of cell phones, I went from spending hours on the phone to being afraid of actual phone calls. The smartphone has made life dramatically easier, but I miss the feeling of a good old-fashioned landline in my hand. These examples below are some of my favorites.