April 4, 2009

Crash And Burn

Not me. My computer. My emergency backup laptop went wonky and suddenly displayed a screenful of vertical color stripes. Then nothing. The Apple genius "fixed" it, and while he was gloating it went dead. Off to the shop.

My original — and now current— Powerbook has a habit of shutting down randomly in several languages. Three techs have declared it a software issue, but having completely wiped the hard drive and reinstalled the OS, it was not cured. Until I get the other laptop back (or a new computer...hmmm), I am stuck with a computer that keeps shutting down and losing all memory of previous transactions.

This is my lengthy way of saying that I am having to rebuild my bookmarks from scratch. I can read most of my favorite blogs from my BlackBerry, but I can't comment. If you haven't heard from me recently, just know that I'm still reading! I hope this thing stays on long enough for me to po

Update: I'm having Haagen-Dazs Chocolate Peanut Butter ice cream.

9 comments:

Ur-spo said...

i hope it stays up long enough to

the hobbit said...

I know. Reading is easy (not dying), while comedy, not commenting, is hard.

iPhone hates to comment.

Java said...

Ice cream is always a good option when faced with dire circumstances.

tornwordo said...

That caused saliva to gush forth in my mouth.

bigislandjeepguy said...

thanks. now i gotta go out and get some ice cream! :)

THIS IS ME....ONLINE said...

Ice cream always makes it better! Have some for me, too.

David said...

If I was more of an ice cream fan, that would definitely cause trouble for me.

Roxrocks said...

I just sent mine back to Acer...it needs a new hard drive, it's barely four months old. *sigh* I am amazed that I've managed to cope so well through the crisis though! I feel I have grown as a person.

:)

Bear Me Out said...

Ice cream. You had to say that! And you'll notice how many other bloggers picked up on that. It's all over now.