The old and the new

Kind of looks like my piano, and definitely on my computer.

The very newest thing in the room I’m in (my living room) is the tablet computer I’m typing this on. The very oldest thing in the room is the small upright piano to my right.

I am talking youngest as far as age — the computer is from two years ago, and was purchased on sale. The piano was purchased by my parents in 1978, two years after we arrived in America, and the year when my piano teacher and her family also emigrated from…

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Elena Tucker

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.