Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Update Just to Update

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Post-Script: I had a pleasant distraction while writing my treatment for the Cold Hard Type project, which was that the co-owner of the Rust is Gold coffee shop asked me to type some index cards with names of coffee beans that they roast, for a photo shoot she was doing. I was happy to oblige.

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They have a cool motorcycle display, that changes every once in a while, as a local club meets there.

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One of the adjoining booths sells '70s HiFi and guitar stuff. Pretty cool.

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As you can see in the top photo, I wrote my treatment on the Royal Mercury (the more recent one I'd acquired), but this typecast today was written on the old Underwood Portable.

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Yesterday, while working on the video about the typing platform, I pushed my office chair back and tipped over the folding tray table, with Underwood atop it, which crashed to the floor. Luckily it is hardwood with a rug on top. The machine doesn't appear harmed at all, which surprised me. Gotta be more careful!

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3 Comments:

Blogger MTCoalhopper said...

Hmm... Looks like an early-70's Honda CB350 in a custom, hardtail frame. Ah, old analog stuff is so cool. I doubt I'm the only one guilty of carrying a portable typewriter in the saddlebag of a motorcycle.

7:46 AM  
Blogger Ted said...

Whew! Glad your Underwood survived it's trip to the floor (:
Drive careful on your trip down here! :D

11:50 AM  
Blogger Cameron Peacock said...

Glad to see more Typospherians prepping for Cold Hard Type! That coffee shop looks like a dream. I'll have to check it out when I'm in Albuquerque.

11:54 PM  

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