Posts Tagged ‘anniversary’

20 years ago yesterday I had my first date with this guy:

Me and the Mister

Me and the Mister, Halloween 1995

We met when I misspelled his name and he flamed me —
love at first byte, and all that.

I was freshly 19, having had my birthday the month before, and we had been emailing each other for about 6 weeks. He worked at my university and I was a freshman. We met on a local newsgroup when I misspelled his name and he flamed me — love at first byte, and all that.

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Tomorrow’s the big day — I report to the Civic at 7:30am for surgery at 9:30am. I’m on a lovely (not) regime of pico-salax (and, ftr, the orange taste is most decidedly not pleasant) and a clear fluid diet. The most solid my food gets to be today is jello. Yay.

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