No series of unfortunate events diverted graduation, Christmas went by without a hitch, and New Year's has already zipped by--all of which is very hard for me to believe.The Powers that Be were feeling extra benevolent this season, though, because we even got several days of Serious Cold. Not just anything-below-70-feels-freezing cold, actual cold, with … Continue reading Cold Snap!
Remember how my beloved PowerBook crashed a while back? I finally got the chance to take it in for data recovery, and lo--the very professional young fellows at MacMatters recovered all my data. They did a good job, and were both more courteous and endearing than the staff at the nearest Apple store. If you're … Continue reading Darndest Thing
Has anyone else been watching the saga of Eyjafjallajökull? I set NPR as my new homepage, and so for better or worse, I have been avidly tracking the news of the eruption and the resultant meteorological/transportation phenomena.Although the geology of the event is pretty cool in and of itself, I think the thing that's really … Continue reading Week 14: All Things Iceland
That little message when I opened up the packet containing the instructions for my new MacBook Pro. I love it--your set-up booklet is not thrown in among packing peanuts, it comes in its own little sleeve tucked in a recessed section of the tray holding the computer in its box. And when you open it--a … Continue reading Week 13: The Universe, Simplified
1. No pictures (mis apologias). I don't want to attempt rigging a 2nd camera to this computer, esp. just for another few days. And the iSight camera captures a most unappealing panorama of the most cluttered part of my room.2. According to the Fed Ex oder tracker, my new computer is on the delivery truck. … Continue reading Update