Rest in peace, Performa

July 29, 2001

i unplugged my computer today–a kind of bittersweet moment, as i’ve had the thing for so long. now it’s sitting on the floor, a big clunky machine and mess of wires, waiting to be put into a box and stuffed in the garage. my hard drive is saved on a zip disk and everything else went into the trash.

are you sure you want to delete 500 million items?

um, i think so.

it took so long to go through all the files, microsoft word documents and quark files and jpgs that are such crappy quality you can barely make out my face. i probably won’t need them ever again, but it’s so hard to throw that stuff away. my thoughts and ideas and conversations and e-mails and designs and stories.

it’s hard to believe six years of my life fits on a on a zip disk.


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