Here’s how the burglar(s) got into our house: through the window in our bedroom. I know this isn’t a great photo, but I took it with my Blackberry, as that’s the only camera we have at the moment.
The window was shattered, with broken glass all over our bed. The pane you see lying on the bed is our winter frame, which the intruder just pushed through. He cut himself, leaving drops of blood on the windowsill. We had a CSI person in our house yesterday, gathering up the blood and some fingerprint samples as well.
Added to the casualty list: my mini-disc recorder. Added to the blessings list: I found a CD backup I had made of most of my laptop files just last month, which means I have much more of both my financial records as well as my writing than I had initially thought.
Tonight we go to the Apple Store (I’m posting this from work). Proud American consumer that I am, I normally love to go buy a new computer. But we had already decided to hold off on getting a new Mac until at least next year, as we’re hoping to save for a nice vacation and do some work around the house. Now we’re just hoping that the insurance will cover replacing at least one of the computers and one of the cameras…