For my darling bride of 46 years, two grand for new windows is not even an expense; four grand to re-side the homestead is a modest and reasonable fee; but, six dollars for a thumb drive is an extravagance. 'Did you think about what our water, electric,....., bills are when you bought this. Yet after years 0f these 'conversations, I bought a battery-backed up alarm clock radio for the bedroom. It has 3 1/2 inch green numbers. For several years when my love couldn't sleep, she would wake me and ask what time it was. She couldn't clearly read the old clock face at all. After quite a few comments yesterday re: the price of everything else in our lives and a - a new clock - why - what for - and other such comments, my love woke me at two AM this morning. Said she couldn't sleep and wanted me to know how well she could read the new clock and thought it was nice of me to think of her by buying it. Finally, I'm a success. Now, if I could just get some sleep. Mike - WE3L 73 PS I dare not mention that since she learned how to tap into my WIFI and began to use my printer, she has run up a three to three and a half grand bill in ink and paper used to print her emails, before she reads then (she likes paper), her coupons and only heaven knows what she and the other druid priestesses she consorts with need to print.