Monthly Archives: November 2010

My version of a silver lining.

Alan and I spent 45 mins setting up the pool yesterday. So much for the “Sets up in 20 minutes!”. This morning when I woke up by way of Furry Alarm Clock (aka Loki) my right leg was aching something … Continue reading

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Seems I picked the right day to set pool up

Tomorrow is supposed to be just as hot. Oh, this is for people local to me: does anyone have LoTR:RoTK extended version? If yes, can I borrow it? Once of our discs won’t play and I can’t find my back … Continue reading

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R.I.P. funny man

Leslie Nielsen, star of ‘Airplane!’ and ‘Naked Gun,’ dead at 84 (CNN) — Leslie Nielsen, whose longtime career as a dramatic actor took a sudden turn into comedy with spoofs like “Airplane!” and “The Naked Gun,” has died at age … Continue reading

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Summer is officially here (according to me)

When I heard how hot it was supposed to get, and knowing that yesterday got hotter than predicted, I decided it was time to break out the new pool and get it set up. This one is smaller than last … Continue reading

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Hello, my name is Squeaky Wheel…

Time for some grease! I got up early, brewed some coffee, and made sure all telephone handsets were fully charged. I then sat down, wrote out some talking points, and salient issues. Then I girded my loins and called Acer … Continue reading

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Because I don’t trust Acer Repair

I have taken photographs of the Windows License, the computers model and serial number, the back, the front and the sides. The last communication I got from John A was that his tech said I “installed Win 7 Pro”. No, … Continue reading

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Saga of the Acer All in ONe

I got the machine back just a little over two days ago. I looked at the work order, and started scratching my head. Showed it to Alan and he said “WTF?” According to the work order, I said the machine … Continue reading

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