Tag: memories

  • Sitting with difficult emotions

    I noticed this quote on Tumblr. I’ve noticed on the few occasions I’m able to just sit with difficult emotions in a meditation, they tend not to be as monolithic as they otherwise seemed beforehand. On a related note, it’s been a while since I read anything by Jack Kornfield. I really enjoyed his book […]

  • Accumulating memories in large photo libraries

    Jamie Rubin wrote a thought-provoking post on his blog about his accumulated library of photographs, and his thoughts about what to do with it. The problem is that I am not organized about my photos the way I am in other parts of my life. I’ve made reluctant attempts at organization now and then, but […]

  • A trip down memory lane to Stonehenge

    My daughter and I watched this Vox video about Stonehenge over lunch today, and it reminded me of my visit to the UK and Ireland in April 2004: I found my photos from way back then (in full 640 x 480 resolution⭐️), and was able to impress my daughter by showing her my photos of […]

  • My little trip down memory lane to the release of Firefox 3 and the robot artwork used to announce its emergence.

  • 14 years ago

    14 years ago

    My father passed away 14 years ago, on 12 July 2003. After 14 years he is in my thoughts daily. To the extent I’m probably a better father, husband and human being, it’s thanks to him.

  • How much you are like your parents

    Something about that realisation that you are like your parents and it feels pretty good.

  • A wonderful story about Steve Wozniak

    I really like Dave Winer’s story about Steve Wozniak which he titled “A story about Woz“. I especially enjoyed this bit: I thought how cool. Here’s a guy who doesn’t have to care, he’s richer than god, and look at how passionate he is about the product.# I felt like I had really accomplished something.# […]

  • 6 December is my Social Anniversaries Day

    Today is a day of social anniversaries. It is the 10th anniversary of me joining Facebook and, more significantly, the 12th anniversary of this blog.