Sometimes we take for granted the things that make our everyday lives possible. If you need evidence, think of how often you hear someone lament that they were meant for a different period in time.

Of course, these folks really kind of say something dumb like that without giving the past a real good look. Because if they saw what our grandparents and their grandparents had to live with, they'd probably just shrug off any further thoughts of wanting to see Hendrix live at Woodstock. We're talking things like ...

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