Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Let Me Count the Ways...

I do apologize for the long silence, dear reader. You see, my life has been one hectic, overblown sense of haplessness and exhaustion over the holiday weekend and the gumption to write just hasn't been there. Call it a slump, call it a sense of euniu, but don't call me late for dinner, okay?

It's a bit more complicated than that--you see, first there was the complete and utter meltdown of my motherboard (and no, that is not a reference to my mother's surfing days, long since gone...), followed by the scheduled-out-the-ass picnic, which in turn led to the "Is this your dog out in the middle of the highway?" conversation at one in the morning on Saturday (which, for the record, it wasn't, and thus we had a second dog for two days whilst trying to locate it's owner), the baby sitting responsibilities of four ferrets while certan family members go on vacation (well-deserved on their part), outlets in the basement trying to put on a fireworks show of their own (thanks again for fixing that, Dad!), and honorable mention must go to my boss who continues to assume I'm an idiot even after 7 years of service making green things...

Starting at about 9:00 pm EST on Thursday, July 3, 2008, just now ending on Tuesday, July 8, 2008, with me playing with my first ever brand-new computer, plugged into outlets that are no longer feeling patriotic with fireworks displays, while Hawthorne enjoys watching the four ferrets play in their playpen and Fred (the other dog) is back with his wonderful owners (aged 600 and 660, fresh off babysitting Jesus while god went and smote some poor soul for wearing plaid today...)...

I'd like to say "It's been fun!" but Momma always said not to say anything if you couldn't say something nice (although a quick drive around the water cooler leaves me wondering how many orphans there really are in the world as their mother's didn't seem to teach them a damn thing), the one silver lining I can point to is that I finally have a computer which will run SimCity 4... (yes, yes, I'll put my supernerd costume back on...)

There's much more to say, of course, but that falls under Momma's wisdom, so until situations resolve themselves, I'm taking the high road and ignoring the holier-than-thou riffraff in the hopes that all things will come to a happy resolution... If not, well then there will be hell to pay (and it should go without saying, that's in the most metaphorical sense as we all know there is no such place...)

I promise something of substance soon (for SimCity 4 love can only last so long) but hope that you'll bear with me as I learn how to operate a computer that doesn't have any technical difficulties! It's amazing how many technological things have changed since Windows 98!

4 comments:

DaBich said...

Ahhh...such an exciting life you lead!
lol

Sylvia said...

I also loved my computer when I first got it. It wasn't long till I realized that we just bought a newer (although not improved) piece of "you know what"...same model we threw away, just 10 years younger...
When will we learn?
anyway, loads of love to you guys...
Red

Ann said...

And the other silver lining is that the ferrets are out of your house.

Jason Hughes said...

LOL! I don't even do it on purpose, DaBich! That's the truly sad part!

I still love my new computer though! SimCity 4 is HARD!! And I'm glad the ferrets got picked up okay! They were fun to watch run around and play!

Hugs to you all!