Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

27 Dec 2001, 20:28 p.m.

Back in Berkeley. I believe that the good times,…

Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2001 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.

Back in Berkeley. I believe that the good times, as I told Seth, have temporarily stopped rolling, but I had a terrific week or so of vacation.

I'm cleaning and sorting -- err, arranging. My mother is visiting tomorrow and when she leaves she'll take with her a pile o'stuff that I don't want to take to my new, smaller digs. I'm selling, giving away, and archiving many books. I have to fight the packrat tendencies I learned from my dad and (less) my mom; must...discard...useless...notes...from...years...ago!

I think I'll feel better when I have less stuff weighing down my soul. I mean both belongings and intangibles (guilt, &tc.).