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EricCarmen.com - 25th Anniversary


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25 years ago my kids were in grammar school, I had a different wife, I had brown hair, heck, I had hair (!), and fortunately I had a Dell personal computer.  I can still remember pressing the power button, watching the screen boot-up, and visiting EC.com for the very first time.  I still get the same feelings coming to the site...excitement, hopefulness, wonder, kinship, and appreciation.  Thanks for 25 great ones, Bernie!      Dave

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On 5/11/2022 at 10:58 AM, Kirk said:

Congratulations, Bernie! Discovering that this website existed through a shared computer at the local library prompted me to get our first computer in late 1997. Who'd have thought a website could change your life? In addition to everything you said above, I'd like to add that during the 25 years of EricCarmen.com I've made friends from all over the world, found other Raspberries/Eric fanatics, discovered articles, photos, demos, concerts, videos, etc. and a place where they could be shared and appreciated...HERE! As you stated, website forums may not be what they used to be, but I've never taken this place for granted, even in the lean times. Because of your little labor of love, I've seen Raspberries concerts (again!), been able to converse with Eric on this site, and achieved first-name recognition with my music idol. It's been one 'pinch me' moment after another for this quarter century of EricCarmen.com, and I hope to be here until we all ride off into the sunset in the (hopefully) far distant future. Thank you, Bernie! Long live EricCarmen.com!

It's all about the "pinch me" moments, isn't it? I'm so happy to have found this forum after all these years so I could hang out and converse with all the Raspberries/Eric fans who "get it"! ❤️

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