June 3, 2020

I saved a personal, private backup of everything I’ve posted – 3,794 posts, not including this one – and then deleted it all except the first post.
First, the why: the internet never forgets, but that’s not how people work. “I like to remember things my own way. How I remembered them, not necessarily the way they happened.” The person who posted entries here ten years ago is a different person than me, and I see no reason for that older person to stay around*. — the end of livejournal, by Evan Martin