Back to the Future!

Or, Rather, Back to the Royal Futura 800

After a long mooning period over the romance of Zach Houston’s poetic life and a deep longing to be cut off from Gmail (though I love it so, it plagues and distracts me!), I jumped into the deep end and made a $26 ebay purchase. It arrived yesterday.

The suspense was killing me... and by the way, I despise PACKING PEANUTS!

Not even the bubble wrap could distract me!

Royal Futura... mmm smells musty!

Nancy Hlavin's Old Royal Futura 800 gets a new home

Once owned by “Nancy Hlavin” (her name is printed largely in red on both the case and the body of the typewriter), the Futura is settling in on my desk and airing out.

Next step: figure out how to set the right margin and buy some new ribbon!

Elizabeth Howard

Elizabeth writes literary non-fiction, haiku, cultural rants, and Demand Poetry in order to forward the cause of beautiful writing. She calls London, Kansas City, and Iowa home.