I can't say too much about this... as it is part of a much much larger whole that I am working on. It'll take quite some time so for now I'll just throw this out there.
"Fewer and fewer Americans possess objects that have a patina.... the used things, warm with generations of human touch, essential to a human landscape. Instead, we have our paper phantoms, transistorized landscapes. A featherweight portable museum. "- Susan Sontag