Daily Archives: September 13, 2008

On Ten Years of Writing Whatever

Well, first off, it doesn’t feel that long ago, but then, one of the things you learn as you get older is that very few things actually feel like “that long ago.” The past is always closer to the present than it’s assumed to be. Second, for something that was basically a way to goof […]

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Indulge My Curiosity

The first day I wrote on Whatever, it got maybe 50 visitors, mostly old friends who I alerted by way of e-mail. Now it gets a few more visitors than that. My question for you: To the best of your recollection, when did you start reading Whatever? How did you find it? I’m just curious […]

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Of Slightly Lesser Import

Today is also the second anniversary of the Bacon Cat incident. To mark the occasion, I arranged for a special reunion: Let’s just say it was not as harmonious a reunion as one might have hoped. Oh well. Maybe next year.

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What Ten Years of Whatever Looks Like

As seen through the magic of blog titles. The first is from 1998; the final one from 2007. To see the latest, just look up. Will the title art change again? Oh, I think we all know the answer to that, don’t we.

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Whatever X, Day XIII

Today’s the day: The actual 10th anniversary of Whatever. How better to note it than by going back to the very beginning — which, as we’ve been told, is a very good place to start — and looking at how I imagined the Whatever would be like a decade past. SEPTEMBER 13, 1998: Introduction to […]

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