For the next few weeks, we’ll be observing an anniversary: 10 years since we left San Francisco and moved to Ann Arbor. I’ll repost articles Frank and I wrote at that time for our Ann Arbor blog, aSquared. Bittersweet, very definitely they will be, bittersweet.
‘[It’s aSquared’s First Birthday … we’re celebrating by looking back at events from a year ago … skip these retro posts if you’re not into sentimentality.]
‘I still haven’t quite figured out how to pronounce ‘Tonopah’ … is it ‘TOE
nuh-pah’? or ‘tuh-NO-puh’? or ‘toe-noePAH’? Whatever it is, I’m sure it means ‘Middle of Bum-F*** Egypt’ …
‘Happy Trails ‘Til We Meet Again
‘The Beagle has left the building.
‘Thank you. Thank you very much.
‘See ya tonight in Tonopah! (How DOES one pronounce that?)
‘—Posted by Steve at 06:43 | 14-Aug-03’