100 Word Challenge: Holy

I managed the impossible…. I inadvertently loaded malware to my MacBook Air. For future reference – DO NOT CLICK ON ANYTHING! Mister worked on purging the wanker Tuesday and we thought it was good to go. Wednesday morning I open my laptop and that virulent rat bastard was still there, mocking me. The laptop wasn’t […]

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No good deed…

laptop charge cable chewed through

“No good deed goes unpunished.” Save a life, and how is your benevolence repaid? Your lifeline, the thing that connects you to the world, your family, your friends, is severed. Not cut with the finesse and skill of a surgeon, but mangled slowly, painfully, like a wild animal caught in a trap forced to gnaw its […]

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100 Word Challenge: A minus

keyboard A

I’m one of those messy people who eats while working at my laptop. That means tiny crumbs and not so tiny orts (my favorite crossword puzzle word) get sprinkled all over my keyboard. Owning my messiness, I’ve taken prophylactic measures to protect the inner workings of my precious MacBook. A silicone cover fits snuggly over […]

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100 Word Challenge: Habit

charge cord repair

Over the weekend, my laptop power cord started dying. It’s been acting wonky for a while, even has a few red, electrical tape bandages. It’s one of those MagSafe power adapters that is supposed to have a quick-release detachment if the cord is yanked out. It works, but not without consequence. I’ve nutted up the […]

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Panic mode

When I sat down last night to edit my photos for this week’s SiMC, I had a full-blown panic attack… I feared that the above photo was all I’d get to share. My 4+ year old laptop is in her final death throes. While this is a First World Problem, I’m more than a little […]

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One bad apple

An apple a day Feeds my Internet habit This one is rotten Haiku Friday is hosted by Lou at LouCeeL. My poor, little, 5-year-old Apple MacBook is slowly, and painfully dying. She was ill last winter and underwent some lengthy rehab, but this time, I think she not long for this world. It makes me […]

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