Reading people’s blog archives


Indepdendent bloggers are rare thesedays; those that have an archive are rarer still. Blogs are written in the present, so their archives are a fun, if bittersweet time capsule.

I’ve been stuck in 2009 with Marco Arment this afternoon, reading about the Palm Pre, coffee, and Mac OS X Snow Leopard. Earlier today I was checking out my personal mirror of the J-Walk Blog before he took the site offline. Cornfields, clocks, and banjos.

Just don’t ask me to read my own archives. I can barely tolerate myself from one year ago, let alone five or fifteen!

Who else has some great archival material?

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