Tag: memories

  • Thoughts about my father and fatherhood on his birthday

    Thoughts about my father and fatherhood on his birthday

    Even though I almost always feel like I am falling short of my expectations of what it is to be a good father, perhaps having those expectations is a testament to my father.

  • Family photos are a generational thing

    Family photos are a generational thing

    Family photos are immensely important to me. They are our memories and I make a point of capturing as much as I can and storing them for future generations.

  • Twitter: back to 2007

    I came across this old post soon after I joined Twitter in early 2007. I thought I’d share the memory.

  • Trapani, time and transitions

    Trapani, time and transitions

    Gina Trapani spoke at the XOXO Festival recently and I finally watched her talk. I’ve followed Trapani for years now and when she mentioned that she spoke at the festival (hadn’t heard of it before) on an episode of This Week in Google, I made a mental note to watch the video. She talks about […]

  • Thinking back to the 2008 iCommons iSummit

    2008 iSummit Memories from Paul Jacobson on Vimeo. I was sitting in my office yesterday afternoon and I felt the need for some Taiko drumming to get through the last couple hours of the week (I have fairly eclectic taste in music at times). That took me right back to one of my life’s highlights: […]

  • A letter to a young child from his dying mother

    “From 1994” Short Film from Casey Warren | MINDCASTLE on Vimeo. This is a powerful and emotional video and it touches on something I’ve thought about a couple times. We don’t know how much longer we have in this life. If our time came to an end today, what would we want to leave behind […]

  • Happy childhood flower memories

    One of my favourite flowers. Lots of good childhood feelings associated with these flowers’ scent.