Ravelry is a terrific resource. And a comfort in times of great need.
Some days you go to the boards and discuss.
Some days you need a little bit more.
Some days, you need to "disgust."Today is that day.
I feel like the "Who"s, yelling out:
OK. Enough uplifting. I need to vent…
First my wi-fi failed; we got a new card.
Then my email server changed, causing all kinds of disruptions, including:
- PayPal sending payments to never-never land because the address on the “pay now” button was different
- Only being able to send one outgoing message, before dying on me.
I finally got everything changed over.
Then my computer ran slower and slower and s-l-o-w-e-r; we quadrupled my memory.
Next, my power cord got pinched and began cutting in and out before giving out totally; we found a replacement.
Over the weekend, I began having problems again with programs locking up; we replaced my disc drive (which meant I was without access most of the day, yesterday.
But finally, we had replaced just about everything. I had a souped up chassis - ready to burn up the virtual world. I could leap tall buildings with a single bound…
Well, at least I could design lace, print patterns, email buyers, and surf the web.
the final straw…
I opened outlook to discover my entire personal folder is AWOL. Zip. Nada. Zilch.
No contacts; no appointments; no messages; no mailing list; no task list.
Nothing. Clean slate. Fresh start.
When I try to repair file, it tells me the file doesn’t exist. Even though a search turns it right up.
I can see it, but somehow it isn’t there anymore.
You know how they say you can’t believe your own eyes?
Yeah. Tell me about it.
DH tells me he can recover the data tonight when he gets home. He tells me to chill out. He tells me to go do something else for the afternoon.
I feel like someone just erased me. So I came here, because here?
I have a past. I have a list of friends. I have…
I am here.
I am here.
I AM HERE.
I AM HERE!
I want love...
I want tea and sympathy..
I want CHOCOLATE!
(whatever gets you through the