Wednesday, March 19, 2008

A wild and wacky Wednesday....

and several other days also *VBS* But, I'm back and happy to be here. Happy that my blog survived the crash, and that the tech was able to restore probably 99% of what I had in the computer. I've only done a little wandering around, but all that seems to be missing is the "junk" and the games I purchased and downloaded from Yahoo. All in all not a huge loss.No new pictures just yet, I still have to re-introduce my camera to the computer and see if they'll play nicely together. And the printer, another whole story!
And so we have 'summertime' pictures, from a post I did last summer about a "place of ones own". The chair in the corner of the little patio is a favorite spot of mine...summer morning or evening, it's a lovely place to sit.
Flowers in bloom, and lots of green grass, Ebony and I can hardly wait for that time to be here again. Her cabin fever moods are getting more frequent, but she finds the air outside the door a bit too chilly for her!
My computer seems to be as good as new, and running in tip top shape. The hard drive has been re-formatted, and a new security system(monitored by the phone company) installed and working. My tech guy has ordered additonal memory for this slightly older gal of mine, and with it added we'll max out what it can hold. I should be good to go for a very long time, since I've been running on 128M and we are adding 2(two) 516M memory units. Now I can have all the pictures I want!!!
The crash I had,on Friday, was related to downloading an updated version of the Norton Security system, and luckily I had backed things up before beginning the process. The computer would NOT let me in beyond the start up page, but it couldn't stop the tech....LOL. Thank goodness for compter geek tech guys!!
I've done some sewing and quite a bit of cleaning and organizing during my computers absence. But I sure was happy to have it come home last evening. All's well that ends well...right?

19 comments:

Amelia said...

Did you feel like you were cut off from the world when your computer was "broken". I know I did...never would have thought I would have become that addicted to web world.

Enjoyed the pictures - even if they were from last summer....makes me want that time of year to hurry up and come again.

Amelia ~in Oklahoma

Norma said...

She's back!!! Welcome back, I have missed you.

I did think about all the things I could accomplish if the computer wasn't close at hand........and decided NOT to temp fate. It would be like cutting off one of my hands!

Love those pictures so it was good to see them again. Glad that you didn't lose anything that you treasure.

Paula said...

Good to have you back! I've enjoyed reading your blog and am glad that you are back in Blogland. Very kind of DD to let everyone know what was going on. Computer problems can push me over the edge! LOL

Gail said...

Glad that your back, you were missed!

Patti said...

Great to see you back online Finn! Funny how we've all become so addicted to blogging that we experience incredible withdrawal when we are prevented from communicating with our virtual friends.

Kim West said...

Welcome back. I just did a complete system clean up and backed up all of my files. Seeing your post makes me think I should do it more often.

atet said...

Welcome back Finn! Glad you were able to get your computer back up and running!

paula, the quilter said...

I have 2 computers and in my copious spare time I really need to clean up, back up and open up the desktop computer. Wonder when that will be?

Teresa said...

Great news...glad you're back and with additional memory to boot. Hmmmm..would be nice if they could boost up my memory that easily.

QuiltedSimple said...

Glad to see you're back with no really awful permanent damage. Loved the summer pictures too!!

Kris

Libby said...

So glad to know that you survived the 'crash' *s* You've been missed. It's easy to see from your photo selection that you are ready for a change of season . . . it's almost here. I spotted my first rose bud today. Also it's the day that the swallows return (only I don't think they really do any more - to go somewhere nearby that's less congested)

Sue in western Washington, USA said...

woohoo! She's back! And nothing major lost in the crash - whew! So glad all's well that ends well :- )

Katie said...

Welcome back. Your new post is looking great. I just finished backing up my files. Loosing them is very scary.

loulee1 said...

Welcome back. Oh! My, how did you cope, I'd be like a dog with no tail if anything happend to my puter.

Patty said...

Love the pictures and very spring like. Today we have the woodstove going !

Terry@quilt-nut said...

Glad you got the computer fixed. I missed reading your daily blog. Terry

Granny Lyn said...

Welcome Back, Welcome Back, Welcome Back!!! (reliving the small-screen birth of John Travolta)


We sure did miss you!
lyn

andsewitis Holly said...

Hey Finn - glad you're back. I wish I were a computer geek (car mechanic, home repair specialist to name a few more things). Wouldn't life be so much simpler if we just knew how to do these things? Oh the joys of modern technology.

Diane said...

I downloaded Norton Antivirus this week and have been having computer problems ever since. What's up with that?