[Milton-L] Milton's 400th at Jeffery's Seoul Apartment, December 9th, 2008

gilliaca at jmu.edu gilliaca at jmu.edu
Sat Dec 6 09:17:08 EST 2008

.. I was perhaps 9 or 10    
>and had just discovered that the iron frame of my bed      
>could serve as an antenna for radio waves. I had a radio   
>that needed only to be attached to the iron bedstead with  
>an alligator clip, and without benefit of battery, I could 
>listen endlessly to stations all over the South . . . and  
>to WLS, Chicago.                                           

Cool. I used to listen to far-off am stations at night and deeply yearned to own a short-wave radio, so that I could listen all over  the world.  I now can, with a radio I got from LLBean - mostly those furriners speak in languages I can't even idenitfy!

Cynthia A. Gilliatt
English Department, JMU, ret.
JMU Safe Zones supporter
"You have made God in your own image when God hates the same people you hate." Fr. John Weston

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