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Happily married; mom of four, stepmom of two—all grown; grandma of one; living the dream! Biography
Western Pa. Location
"Weird Al"; writing; reading; movies (duh); crocheting; PC adventure games; alternative music; computers; guinea pigs; urban wildlife in my back yard Interests
Writer. Proofreader. Typesetter. Scapegoat. Occupation
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  1. 04-25-21
    I had it cleaned and serviced semi-recently (about six months ago?) by a local friend who's a bit of a typewriter nerd (and a published author---look for Frederic S. Durbin on Amazon). It's a spiffy little thing and types really well for a little portable. My daughter borrowed it for a while but then realized she's not fond of how hard you have to push the keys (ha ha--your generation doesn't know the struggle!), so it's back in my possession!
  2. 04-25-21
    Btw, how is that typewriter doing?
  3. 04-25-21
    Ah, I've seen them (and bought them) much cheaper than that. Which is why I have several. I was probably just trying to get rid of the 2000 since I had Neos. Seriously, all I need is an address and I can send it along. They're lightweight and are therefore easy enough to send...
  4. 04-25-21
    I would not say no to it, but you did send me a 2000 back when P/S2 ports were still a thing. So I don’t want to impose. I did have to retire it but it did help on school papers while I had it.

    But yeah, eBay is exactly where I was looking at buying one. I have several Neo2s on my watchlist that are listed as new for under $75.
Prometheus   6/15/12
Still processing things, but I tend to nitpit the details because if those are wrong, then the larger philosop

Cinderella Man   6/04/05
There were certain scenes in the movie that were entirely jarring, in a way only Ron Howard could pull off wit

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