“I remember you telling me that in the future no one would be sending letters anymore, certainly not hand-written ones. Fewer people would be talking over the phone, either. Everything would be text messaging and email in weird symbolic code. You could be right, but I don’t know and don’t really care. I got rid of my computer, my email accounts, the television and my cell phone, although I keep a land line for emergencies and a radio because I enjoy listening to classical music. I thought I could finally disappear, which is what I’ve wanted to do for a long time.
“The Government knows where I am. I’m on Medicare and collect Social Security. It’s not like I didn’t pay into it for almost 40 years. But you found me as well, and I’m thinking now that’s a good thing. It provides an occasion to justify my behavior to someone other than myself.”
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