On this, my 3rd anniversary

February 20, 2002

three years ago today i launched my first website, a string of purple pages and sloppy code. a handful of people read it and only a few of those people really knew me. i didn’t know i would last this long. i didn’t really stop to think about it at all.

i read the stuff i wrote then, and i want to laugh and cry and scream and sigh all at once. it’s amazing what changes in one, two, even three years.

it’s amazing what doesn’t.

i guess that’s why i’m still here. i’m still dreaming, wondering, learning, telling, hoping. and i’m still sharing it with you.

the other night, i caught a lipstick drawn girl staring at me from the stall wall of the short stop bathroom. the words above her tired eyes read, “now what?”

and all i could think was, stand up, flush the toilet, put your pants back on and walk out the door.


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