I became interested in the Internet in the mid-1990s. I
had a 486 PS/2 PC that was slow even for the times and AOL
1.5 that offered Gopher, WWW, and WAIS on startup. By 1996
I was involved to the degree that I designed my first Website
for a friend's father (thanks, John) and registered this
domain name for myself.
It did not take any particular prescience to know that
the Web was going to open up a new age for communication
and that's what inspired the name. Since that time, the
Web has been a hobby, an education, part of a career, a
a business, a welcome creative outlet,
a source of entertainment, and a vast, sometimes accurate
Let us follow
ebb and flow. Whatever may happen, we
by accepting it.
I have been influenced by the work of Joseph Campbell and
a page about the hero's journey on this site gets some traffic.
One of his ideas was that the pictures of the earth taken
from the moon should serve to dissolve our old way of thinking
about nationalism, religion, and our place in the universe.
In The Power of Myth he said,
"When you see the earth from the moon, you don't
see any divisions there of nations or states. This might
be the symbol, really, for the new mythology to come. That
is the country that we are going to be celebrating. And
those are the people that we are one with."
Since the beginning, I've carried this imagethe earth
as seen from the moonalong with the site's many versions.
This is strictly a personal Website that follows my personal
interests and opinions and gives me a chance to express
myself. My name is Dave and I live with wife and son in
And that is what this site is about. Thank you for visiting.