Help! My town is trapped in the 1980s!
Parts of Taos are centuries old, and now a major wireless and Internet outage has temporarily taken life in the town back in time.
Call me inverse Marty McFly, for today I’m writing from the faraway world of the 1980s.
Or at least that’s the the era that comes to mind in my home base of Taos, N.M., since about 7:30 Wednesday evening, when one of CenturyLink’s fiber-optic lines east of town was severed, knocking out virtually all cell phone service and much of the Internet access in town.
Perhaps you’ve thought about what it would be like to go back to…