The early, tentative diagnosis is a trashed keyboard with a high probability of the mother board having escaped any damage. However, we won't know for sure until later this evening when the doctor pays another house call. In the meantime my beautiful green tea glass and I are having a little time out while my teapot and I get reacquainted. I plan to calm my nerves with a cup of soothing, and at least in this instance, very expensive black tea.
Sunday, October 17, 2010
Pride Goes Before.....
Well, we all know how that saying finishes. Pride goes before a fall. Not even 24 hours after my sanctimonious post about making the switch to green tea there was An Incident. An incident that proves, if such a thing was truly necessary, that there is no cure for stupidity.
I was talking on the phone and had my new tea glass sitting directly in front of me. As I reached across the table to grab my knitting (lengthy phone conversations are prime knitting time) somehow I managed to send my tea glass flying, along with its contents. You are no doubt expecting me to say the tea ended up all over the sweater I was knitting. Oh, I only wish it was that simple. Sweaters are easily washed and no lasting harm would have been done. Unfortunately the same can't be said for computers.
Thankfully my kids' circle of friends includes a computer whiz. A quick phone call was placed, and in a manner reminiscent of an earlier time when physicians used to make house calls, in no time at all our family computer doctor was at our door, bag in hand and an appropriately concerned look on his face. My computer now looks like this, stripped of its dignity while it is in detox drying out.