It’s a Sad Day

I knew this day would eventually come. I thought I had more time. More time to consider my options on a replacement. I admit I looked at new ones at the Apple store a couple times, but I kept putting it off because he was trudging along, even though his pinwheel spun more and more.

But now, it’s happened.

George is dead.

There was an update the other day. So I walked away to let him do his thing. He was supposed to reboot, but when I tried to get him to wake, nothing.

Then I pushed his power button. Still nothing.

Then I tried power cycling the power strip. George just sat there with only a sad, black, blank screen.

So after 6.5 years and two novels, countless documents, resumes, job searches, iphone syncs, web browsing, photo editing, and blogging, I must say goodbye to George.

May you be recycled into numerous fun things.




See, I’m Not Crazy. It’s Science.

So a while back I wrote about naming inanimate objects with a brief mention of my pets’ names. Well, it should come as no surprise to you that I also talk to my pets. In fact, I have whole conversations with them. Or really, in the case of TeddyCat, more arguments.

Cats, as those of you who are owned by cats know, can be most argumentative and love a good debate.

And most pet owners, whether that pet is a dog, cat, bird, fish, reptile, horse, or whatever, will agree with me on the talking to them bit. We all do it.

Admit it, you talk to your pet too. Continue reading