Saturday, June 5, 2010

A blogging break

Just want to put up this quick notice to say that I probably won't be doing much blogging in the next few days or week, for two reasons, one kind of a bummer and the other pretty wonderful.

The bummer? Well, it's partly my fault, I think, brought on by some messing around with my Macbook Pro laptop yesterday in an attempt to get it to work more like I wanted it to.... the result being that when trying to restart it today, it crashed. Badly. I can't get it to restart, or even allow me to start it up from a system software installation disk. I've tried just about all the tricks I know for bringing a computer back to life, and so far, it's no go. Looks like I'll be making a trip to the Mac store in Northampton this week to pick up a replacement.

All is not gloom and doom, however. Using what is called "target mode"' I was able to connect the nonfunctional laptop to another Mac and see it as an external drive, allowing me to back up most of my key files, which was a BIG relief. So now it will mostly be a pain in the butt getting everything set up on the new laptop the way I need it to be.

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The wonderful part is that this week, Jeannine and I will be celebrating our twenty-seventh wedding anniversary. That makes me very, very happy. We have a little trip planned which should be a lot of fun, and I am really looking forward to it. I know I'll be saying this, or stuff very much like this, to her a lot this week, but I want to take a moment to say it here and now, on this blog...

Jen, thank you so much for these wonderful years. I hope there are many more. I love you! -- Pete

7 comments:

AGLIAREPT said...

Congratulations Pete!! I hope you enjoy your time off of the net! Have a beautiful trip and enjoy your days!!! cheers- Mauro

TMNTboy said...

Happy aniversary

Adam Riches said...

You've kept the blog posting extremely consistent lately, no harm in taking a little break. Have fun on your trip!

mikeandraph87 said...

Dan Berger seems to be mr. technology. Ask him about if will save a computer repair shop visit.

No harm in a blogging break. Only Mike seems to keep it up these days and its an honor to follow you here Turtles, other work, or anything.

Congrats on the 27 years! Happy anniversary. I'm sure it be a wonderful trip.

twopinacoladas said...

Congrats on your anniversary =)

Troy said...

Happy Anniversary, Pete. Enjoy it!

Jeff M said...

Congrats on the upcoming anniversary, Pete. I hope you have many more wonderful years with your wife.