Thursday April 17, 2008 Last night, I thought about telepathic tea kettles. That is, ones which would send a recorded message when the water was hot enough.
Today I figured out how to build a story around such gadgets. Working title: The Uses of Thought:
He didn’t need a telepathic tea kettle. But Steeple People thrift store had a used one at what Saul Grandon considered a reasonable price. And its transmissions were multi-sensory, according to the attached booklet: the sight of a steaming cup of tea, the smell and taste of tea (adjustable for different blends), the whistle of an old-fashioned sit-on-the-stove kettle.
***ACA (Adult Children Anonymous) meeting. It went well, I think; a good thing, since I was running it.