Category: Time Machine

How different is the modern world to the one you grew up in?

This was a question I was A2A on Quora.  For those who are not in the know, A2A means Asked to Answer, as in someone feels you are an expert in this field. Here are some things I can think of just off the cuff: Banking Mail Television Radio Music Telephones Banking:  It wasn’t that long ago that you had... Read more »

These letters have been in a shoe box for over 25 years. Find out what I'm going to do with them

Back in the day, people wrote one another because phone calls were expensive, especially if they were long distance.  I have this box of old snail mail letters from my college days and shortly thereafter.  A treasure trove of envelopes of multitudes colors and sizes, stamps of all varieties, and postmarks from exotic places such... Read more »

Second Chances are for others

I don’t think there is a person alive who doesn’t wish they could have a DoOver.  A Mulligan.  A Second Chance at something in their life.  The Gods only know how many things I wish I could do over.  If Fucking Up were an Olympic event, I would be the Michael Phelps of it. I... Read more »

Clearing the clutter of memories

<strong>Memories Vault:</strong>  Four decades of crap fits nicely in here.  There are some other smaller boxes of specifically segregated items, but for the most part, I managed to get it all in this big container.
Last summer I had the opportunity to bring home a carload of boxes from my mom’s house. There were star wars toys and comic books and other oddities. And there were at least three boxes worth of paraphernalia known as memories. I took a quick first pass through it all last summer and probably tossed... Read more »