Memory is a funny thing


#100DaysToOffload, Day 1

Memory is weird. Some times, you can’t remember what did you 5 minutes ago, others you dredge up something thought long-forgotten.

This morning, I woke while dreaming about my first exposure to “the internet” (which wasn’t the Internet, at least not as we know it…it was more the “proto-internet”). The time was summer, 1989. My mother had just started her undergrad degree at the University of Southern Mississippi. All my friends were college kids who played D&D and (luckily for me) worked in one of the school’s computer labs. One particular lab (one of the lesser-used ones) was tucked away on the upper floor of a building called Forrest County Hall.

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