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And now for something different

A bit of a change of pace for me now (I haven’t gotten back into the rhythm of writing in my lunch hour yet – maybe next week.)  Completely out of left field, I decided to tell a story from my youth.  As I explain in the video, this was inspired by watching someone else on YouTube telling a story about a burglar.

There was this one time when I was about 17…

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Childhood memories

Sharp eyed viewers will good memories will have spotted tributes to XKCD cartoons in previous videos I have uploaded.  The Christmas season had me thinking about what’s different now compared to when I was a child.

You know how when you’re a child everything seems so big and when you go back to visit places from your childhood things can seem so small?  There’s a particular XKCD comic that sums up how subjective our sense of size is and the difference in perspective that adulthood brings:

http://xkcd.com/255/

And there’s a park I know that also illustrates the point perfectly.  I shot this video to show what I mean:

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