Please join with me in a moment of silence for my Motherboard.
I sent her in last week for some basic upgrades, including a snazzy new hard drive with lots of “Gigs” and “Bytes”, so MoSop could save even more photos, and become a speedier blogging queen. The family was also tired of receiving continual “exception errors” and “low memory” warnings every time they logged in.
But unfortunately, there were complications. Maybe MB was sick of the all-nighters I’d made her pull. Maybe it was the constant lack of appreciation. Or, maybe she just didn’t like the whole idea of getting “Gig-gy”. For whatever reason, she chose not to wake up after the procedure.
The professionals at Computer Land have reassured me that the backup of all my files prior to Motherboard’s untimely demise was successful. The tech guys also tell me that in about a week, “things are gonna be better than ever”!
That is, once they get done designing an entirely new computer, complete with loads of Gigs, a new housing unit, and even, yes, a new “mother” (all for a significant chunk of change)
Today, I’m dedicating a moment of silence to Motherboard #1.
Thanks for the memories, old gal. You’ve been with me from the very beginning. Your legacy will live on.
Rest in peace. – MoSop
In the meantime, while Chuck at Computer Land gets busy spending her father’s money, MoSop will be cleaning out her closet & ironing her socks. She will resist taking over her friend’s laptops. She will avoid making late night runs to the public library. She will definitely [not] stoop so low as to blog during her lunch hour at work! (at least, after today)
You can help support MoSop through this ‘difficult time’ by reading her posts, and leaving lots of profound comments! 🙂