It’s been a long time since there has been a beginning here. Lots of water has gone under the bridge. This site started as just a collection of abuse-related links in my bookmarks page on lynx, back when there weren’t very many. When I learned how to make web documents, I made pages for all of the sections of my bookmarks page, and I wrote little introductions to the topics for each section. Every document had my name in its title, because it would give the page some identity — who made it, and what it was about. This one needed to be different than most, because there was really no ground-level information about abuse written for people involved in it in those days. Continue reading A Beginning.