Resurrecting my address book

Right now I’m still rebuilding my computer.  I managed to shame Office Depot (which actually had the chutzpah to try to charge me for swapping my hard drive into a system that has a functional keyboard) into doing it for free.  But I still have to fix my address book. So:  if you are reading [Read More...]

Baf! Krak! Pow!

With repeated hammer blows, Reality has smacked Chez Shea in the teeth. Baf!: Got up this morning to a dead laptop. Wouldn’t boot. Took it to Office Despot. Removed the hard drive and checked on another computer to see if any of the data was salvageable. The drive did not exist according to the other [Read More...]

Everything is Under Control

A bit rude, particularly at the beginning, but still hilarious: [Read more...]

Ask.com is evil

Somehow, my browser has been altered so that, even though Google is my home page, my default search engine is now Ask.com (mysteriously installed  by iMesh).  I want this crappy search engine off my browser and Google restored as my default, but I cannot for the life of me figure out how to do it.  [Read More...]

Order has been restored in Seattle

After the Great Seattle Wifi Riot, I’ve seen a side of humanity that I never thought I’d witness here in tranquil suburbia.  Those of us able to escape the McDonalds fled, our precious laptops and personal electronic devices tucked under our raingear.  In the distance, we could hear the receding screams of the mob that [Read More...]

*Crackle*, Is… anybody there?

So for the last couple of days, we’ve had high wind up here in Seattle.  Results?  Among other things, a giant branch snapped clean off our peach tree in the back yard and (unrelated but more pertinent to all y’all) our internet and phone are out.  So I will be scarce here. I am currently [Read More...]


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