Man, it was appallingly bad. Dear god.
In April of 1998, the home page of xeromag.com looked like this:
Contrast that with how it looks right now:
I look at the old design and cringe.
I also found some old .ARC files that contain letters and other word processing files from as long ago as 1984(!), and source code for TRS-80 software I wrote in 1979(!!). I can't wait to see what's in there, but first I'll need to find software that can uncompress .ARC archives.