May 21, 2005

Remember That Guy?

If you’re anything like me, you’ve checked up online on people you used to know. A buddy from high school, ex-coworker, whatever.

Someone I vaguely remember (who I’m pretty certain has a website, but who I’ve never met in person) popped into my mind earlier, and I thought I’d check out whatever website he is hosting nowadays. He’s not someone I really saw eye-to-eye with on many issues, but I was curious.

And then I realized I couldn’t remember his name.

And then I thought: In lieu of any compelling reason to contact someone, if you can’t even remember that someone’s name, maybe that’s an indication of how unimportant that person was in your life. And maybe you should erase that mental file to make some more space.

Posted by James at May 21, 2005 5:06 PM
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