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My vacation request has been approved!!! Just an FYI, I requested to be allowed out of a few days of work here at NIU to go to New Orleans, LA. I'm going down there this May to see my girlfriend's graduation and hang out in my second favorite city!

Okay, while I did request vacation at work, I am not going to New Orleans to “see my girlfriend’s graduation.” This is, in fact, the very first online post I ever wrote... 23 years ago today. 

My blog has been legally drinking for two years! 

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Oh wait. It was 23 years ago five days ago! I missed my own anniversary. Dammit! I’m never gonna get this right, am I?

One of these years...

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Marty Mankins

Wow. 23 years is a long time. That is awesome! I first started blogging over 19 years ago (Banal Leakage will turn 13 on April 1st)

kapgar

Thanks! It all started as a web design project in grad school and I just never quit. So seven years of my static HTML “blog” and then a legal driver’s worth of years using Typepad. --

Kevin Apgar | @kapgar | kapgar.com

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