I'm too all over the place with visiting, housecleaning and sporadically surfing the Net while getting accustomed to the entirely different feel of Vista to say much besides I GOT A NEW LAPTOP!!!

Yes, E bought me a real nice Gateway FX laptop, and I'm feeling like I imagine it must feel to be a heroin addict in relapse -- my dealer just called me up and told me he had some *really great stuff*, and I am feeling that ecstatic comfort and joy of having "the Internets" back in my veins... ;-p


Three Replies to ...and the computer gods said, "Let there be light!"

Steve West | February 3, 2008
Let there be light...
Congratulations! Thanks, E.

Tony Peters | February 6, 2008
great news and awesome post....

Scott Hardie | February 7, 2008
Congrats. :-)


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