Our grand-daughter Anjali was going to use the facilities at a service station near New Hope, Pennsylvania.
The door was locked, with a quaint device attached.
However, since Anjali's mom was filling up, the attendant said, "Don't use a quarter; here's a token."
By that time, Anjali was fascinated with the gizmo, and she pulled out her smart phone, and photographed it, up close.
David Vecsey's sweet tale of distant love before the Web, now NYT Podcast, narrated by Griffin Dunne. Please see:
George Vecsey is Hofstra University's Alumnus of the Month! Read a Q&A with George here.