I know the tendency these days is for rapid release of software, but I prefer the older, slower incrementing software. Consider that (MS) DOS went from 1.x to 6.x in over 10 years, while Firefox (for example) has gone up to 52 (!) in that time.
So the song I referenced in the title isn’t the greatest ever, but it is a perfectly vague segue into my subject…
A popular reminiscence going around the image blogging platform Tumboleer about overhead projectors has reminded me of my favorites.
When I was maybe 10 or so I tried to write a journal. Unfortunately my sister found it about 5 years or so later. I remember writing and also her reading to my parents the one I had written that was mostly illegible (my handwriting has always been terrible) except for the phrases “massive pile of FECES” and “I was greatly relieved”. You can imagine how we both laughed at this (despite my being put out at it) it being stupid-seeming to her and I was around 5th grade then.
This was the first time I tried to maintain any species of regular writing.