A dying refrigerator provides an object lesson about technology, differing opinions, and trial-and-error repairs — and elephants.
Oy, what a day! My 17-year-old refrigerator has been unhappy of late. A month ago, a repairman diagnosed dust. Yesterday, as it heaved, wheeze, and warmed, another repairman diagnosed Freon deficiency. And today, when it stopped working entirely, a third repairman said “frost.”
You know what the repairmen remind me of? This lovely old poem: [Read more…]