Grrr ... Arrrrg!
Spent 90% of my weekend trying to resurect the Dead....
the dead n dying laptop that is. Its an older beast - almost 6 yrs old....... and it worked fine until I tried to remove a program and some files. It appeared okay and then promptly started to fail. It turns out to be disk-errors on the harddrive, but because I had to get all geeky I had to eliminate all other issues first. Scandisk worked like a black hole - collapsing all in reach into the void. A reinstall of the operating system went boom too.
That was my weekend. the majority of it. frustrations.
thank gods I'm one of the few people I know that keep multiple backups - I'm really paranoid. I own a few computers - 1 now near dead laptop. 1 laptop (crosses fingers/knocks wood). 2 functioning desktops. 1 spare desktop and one sorta-fuctional desktop. I've got a drawer of parts too. Sigh.
did you know that until 1999 I couldn't even check mail? I was so ungeeky. Beginning work for an ISP (billing support) was the downfall into geekdom. Actually, I consider it an Elevation into Geekdom. heh.
And because I could... i think i put together a kick-arse page on the basics of Halloween Makeup
... tips, types, demo's and links as well as product descriptions. It took a while... but it was fun too. Its a good way for me to pull together stuff i'm interested in.. including halloween and makeup. I never went Pro for makeup, but I wanted to.. and I've won a few prizes for Halloween - the most was a sweet $500... mostly, I am sure for the mask. I was a raven, and it kicked. Alas, I don't have time for maskmaking these days.
and now.. back to The Grind.