In addition to how awesomely creative the cards are (check out the one from last year), the physical card I receive from Ian and his family is a reminder of those bygone times. And of all these talented people I know, spread out all over the world.
Fast forward to today, and I learned that Scotty and Laura were in town briefly. The two of them decided that they were going to travel for the next year, and to kick things off they’re going from NY to California, before departing the US.
Today, I had an interesting time meeting two new people – one person I’ve “known” for over ten years, and another I met a few months ago. With both, I’ve mostly just communicated with them via text. But the interesting thing is that I got to meet them both in person for the first time.
Apparently in Cambridge, chalk is considered graffiti – so the residents have devised a post-it note campaign, with the intent to post up messages all over campus. There’s even an online component, where you can submit a message (and a photo), even if you’re not physically there.
Twelvestone is a forum I’ve been visiting for a long while now. It sprung up after the very popular were-here.com Flash site went down – a sort of refuge for folks who were left with nowhere to gather (Flashkit wasn’t viewed as an alternative). Since that time, I’ve participated in online discussions, watched flame wars come and go, and know…