Re: Fortune file!
On Mon, 24 Apr 2006 17:54:14 -0700
Marc Shapiro <email@example.com> wrote:
> Michael M. wrote:
> > Well, my mom asked me what a "blog" was a few months ago because
> > she heard some newsmodels talking about blogs on TV. So I
> > guess these things can filter down eventually. But she lived
> > in Hillsboro, one town west of Beaverton, and I daresay she had
> > not heard of Linux. My cousin, a Machead from way back, lives
> > in Aloha (kind of wedged in between Hillsboro and Beaverton),
> > and I don't think she's any more than vaguely aware of Linux.
> > I'll have to ask her. I'm in Portland, on the other side of
> > the center of the Linux universe from Hillsboro, so I guess you
> > could say my family revolves around Linux, geographically
> > speaking, like the planets around the sun (except that we don't
> > actually change positions). I think I'm the only one who knows
> > what it is, let alone uses it.
> > Now Nike and Intel, on the other hand ... everyone here knows
> > them!
> I, also, live in Aloha, only about 3 miles from the 'center of the
> universe'. I frequently pass within site of OSDL when I am out
> shopping. I wonder how many of us on this list are in the
> immediate local?
> Marc Shapiro
I grew up in Hillsboro several years ago. I'm going back for our
(mumble-mumble)-year high school reunion in August. I also have a
son and a granddaughter who live in Hillsboro.
If you think you're too small to make a difference, you've obviously
never been in bed with a mosquito.