Telephones on which both you and the party to whom you were speaking could hear each other.
Sound tracks on movies where dialogue was louder than background music.
Silence when you were out and not near a phone. Being out of touch was wonderful — the whole point of vacation.
People walking on the street without things stuck in their ears, paying attention to where they were walking. Saying “hi” and smiling when they passed by.
Conversations which were not constantly interrupted by tweets, dings, beeps, and ringing.
Good manners. “Please” and “thank you” being part of normal human intercourse.
The customer always being right. I’d settle for the customer occasionally being treated with respect.
Complete sentences with words spelled correctly and including punctuation.
Full-service gas stations where they cleaned your windshield.