Monthly Archives: August 2011

Well, getting things set to right

Was happy to hear that family and friends weathered the hurricane Irene unscathed. A bit soggy, but ok. Caversham yesterday was a mixed bag. Was great seeing friends, was fun walking about. But as usual, I overdid it just a … Continue reading

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How to Balance the Budget in one easy step.

h.t. to Pete Bobb! I am one of those who would like to see our military budget cut.Military Spending:1) USA $1,400 Billion2) China $114 Billion3) France $61 Billion4) Britain $57 Billion5) Russia $52 Billion6) Japan $51 Billion7) Germany $46 Billion8) … Continue reading

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The new computer has arrived

Well, the 2nd new one arrived. Would you believe the first one I brought back home had to go back to Harvey Norman because some bright sparks at Acer forgot to install the OS, and still shipped it to Harvey … Continue reading

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Digital version of “Measure twice, cut once”

I decided that before I wipe the D:\DATA drive I would go through and compare the D:\Data to where I had the back up, and am so glad I did. Seems a few things didn’t get moved over, like my … Continue reading

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Riddle me this

And so far, it’s 50/50 yes or no. My faulty computer is to be exchanged on Saturday. This is good. This particular model has been superseded, which is sort of good. I have a brand spanking new disc image that … Continue reading

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I went and did it

I made a clean spot. Made a few of them, which led to me doing some serious cleaning in a few spots. And now, my right side hurts like hell. The reason I made those clean spots was an attempt … Continue reading

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Holy Moly, should have blogged it to their FaceBook page MONTHS ago

I just got off the phone with an Acer customer rep, one who actually did something other than try to bribe me with a crappy keyboard and mouse. Ersan called Harvey Norman, and spoke to the senior/manager of the computer … Continue reading

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