I found this old XyWrite file on my computer recently, tucked away in a backup folder for one computer inside the backup of another computer inside the backup of my current computer. It was dated 9 Dec 1988, exactly 32 years ago. Wow. Dear Pat and Stephanie, Things, as always, have been hectic here. My (more)
Here’s another letter to Patrick I found in the backup (Planck) of a backup (Fourier) of a backup (GWG6) folder, originally a XyWrite file dated 20 February 1988. It includes a challenge to help me find a job in Spain, and to develop an app to transmit music between computers via phone connections. (Of course, (more)
I can’t find the original postcard, but here are the contents of a XyWrite file I just stumbled across that was used to print it. It was dated 8 August 1988. Thought you’d enjoy my first record. [A 45 RPM disc with two songs about racing.] The racetrack has been my surrogate girlfriend these past (more)
Scribblings about my origins from over a decade ago, as an exchange between Patrick and myself. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
Here’s a letter to Patrick (via Compuserve!) from 22 years ago when I was in a dark frame of mind. FROM: JP, 440201,1234 TO: Patrick, 405101,1234 DATE: 10/21/96 9:51 PM Yo, pappy, Sorry I’ve not written lately. I’ve not been in a proper communicative mood, but have instead been operating in the “if nothing nice (more)
A two-page letter from me to Patrick written in June 1982 shortly after I moved to California. These are scanned so it might be easier to click on the images to get a larger view. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
Here is a looooong letter (six pages long!) I wrote to Patrick on 15 Nov 1980. It rambles, wanders, whines and grumbles. It may be hard to read because it’s a collection of images, scanned from the original that Patrick had saved in his files all these years. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
A letter I wrote to Patrick in 1966 describing the things I received for christmas, including a Johnny Seven OMA. Ah, the things that were important to a 10-year-old. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.