Will you be missed?

Tower Records is gone. I used to go there almost every day when I lived in Greenwich Village. I haven’t been in more than five years–pretty much since I started buying just about everything at Amazon. Obviously, I won’t miss it.

I haven’t been inside a bank in nearly as long. Why would I? The ATM is closer, faster and easier.

I haven’t read the classified ads in the paper in five years either.

None of these three activities were ever particularly emotionally heartwarming. And now that they’re gone, I don’t miss them.

So, here’s the question: When you’re gone, will they miss what you do? It’s not too late to change the answer…