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So here's a weird blast from the past

This is my grad student office, circa 1984. My pet at the time was a little anole lizard, and I think they were fumigating my apartment at the time, or something, because I remember keeping it in my office for a few weeks. I was working (on my snazzy IBM 3178 video display terminal!) and farting around on the BITNET network (we used the great-great-grandparent of IM and chat rooms back then, you kids today don't know how good you got it!) and was talking to someone whose userid I don't really recall now but who was apparently at Yale and whose name was apparently Vicki. The conversation included a bit about my lizard, and this photo ensued.

I found it again, lost in a gargantuan dusty box of old photos, while cleaning out my home office recently. Click for the larger image.

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signsoflife
Jan. 24th, 2007 12:47 pm (UTC)
I love these little glimpses into your past.
planegirl
Jan. 24th, 2007 09:55 pm (UTC)
*thinks*

I was born in 1984 :-P
rabbit_holes
Jan. 25th, 2007 12:29 pm (UTC)
what a great story in this picture!
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