Article from Issue 67/2006

Dear Linux Magazine Reader,

I must admit I’m getting to the point where I don’t like to make it easy for people to guess my age. But since this column comes with a high resolution image, I’ll find no salvation in obfuscation, so maybe I should just plunge right into my memories.

I spent my early childhood watching US space flights. In fact, my own development maps pretty directly to the saga of Americans in space, with the first US manned flights occurring around the time of my first memories and the legendary moon landing happening around when I was heading for middle school.

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    Laptop … toothbrush … an extra sweater. A single spiral notebook, in which I am now writing. Three shirts … four pairs of socks … . Did I remember my cell phone charger?

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