Well, here it is, the real
new millennium. My New Year's resolution is to update this site more
often. Who knows if it will stick? I also pledged to quit smoking
last year, and I haven't been able to stick to that. Stay tuned, and
you'll see if I keep to this new one.
now we can look back on the Y2K stuff and laugh our collective asses
off. I know I am.
know that nothing major happened during the switch-over to 2000, defying all
reactionary logic (if there is such a thing). Y2K was a major bust, just
like the Halley's Comet nonsense that follows that celestial body every 75
years. But not everyone agrees on that.
you talk to a computer nerd (er...sorry, IT consultant), he'll tell you that
the reason Y2K didn't cause our computers to leap to life and eat us was
because he and his brave cronies were spending billions of dollars and
thousands of hours slaving away in front of computer screens, working on our
behalf so that the switch from 1999 to 2000 passed away with a
I don't know
if that's true, and frankly, I don't care. These guys want the credit
for saving civilization, probably out of some need for exoneration after being
made fun of for most of their short, CRT-stained lives. They won't get
it from here.
This is our chance to
laugh at our fellow human beings who bought the craze and are now very, very embarrassed.
Well, they should be.
who stocked up for Y2K are still using their supplies
quick fixes spark new upgrades
are to CNN's website.
now, everyone together: