Post by bamajohn1 on Sept 23, 2014 15:29:56 GMT -5
It kind of amazes me that it is 2 years later, which makes today my 4 year anniversary here. I must say that it is so much more quiet here than even 2 years ago when the board was already in a transition as old time posters didn't seem to be here much anymore. I've posted on here every single day since I joined so I have seen those changes first hand. It feels like I have been going through the motions myself but I didn't feel right to just disappear from here for some reason.
It's nice to see that Inna has joined and infused some energy, enthusiasm, and camaraderie into the proceedings here. I'm sorry that I have not address you personally so far! Welcome to the board Inna!
The wear and tear of being a full time caregiver for over 5 years while still trying to make it financially has taken it's toll on me so I apologize that I have not taken more time, particularly in the last year, to add much substance to the community here.
I do so miss some of the special people who posted here when I joined and have since left us in the last year or two. I just don't get the appeal of selling out almost exclusively to 'social media'; I have not witnessed the depth of discussion and camaraderie that I have experienced here in the past and way back into the late 90s and early 00s on the rollingstone.com forums; as well as other message boards.
The times are changing and I guess they've left me behind!
Last Edit: Sept 24, 2014 10:42:39 GMT -5 by bamajohn1
They've left uncle behind as well. John, I guess we're not like everybody else.
I guess we resemble that remark, for sure uncle!
Tim mentioned a commercial was using that song yesterday; then I heard a snippet playing last night when I was in another room but didn't see what product it was for. IBM had a well talked about hit commercial campaign with it years back!