Honestly, we used the heck out of that machine. It served us well considering that John used it to write 9+ books. We have an
I've actually enjoyed the break from the computer and internet though. My house is quite clean (I've even found more closets to clean), I've finished 1.5 books, and I spent most of today scrapbooking bringing my total pages completed since last Friday to 14. Woohoo! It's been great and SO productive.
The flip side of that is I've realized how heavily I rely on the computer.
...for quick answers (did Friday Night Lights get picked up for a third season? which side is your appendix on again? what other shows has that actor been in?)
...for weather (I actually had to watch the news for the forecast yesterday *gasp*)
...for scrapbooking (I need my blog to help me remember what I was doing two years ago!)
...for news and information
...for charging Sarah's ipod, and keeping my Blockbuster.com queue full
...and for keeping up with friends
Now for a bit of happy news that has nothing to do with our computer--It's been raining here almost all day. It's been a slow, soaking rain that is very rare in Colorado. I LOVE it. We've been in the 60s all day. 60s. I KNOW! I put my fleece on after I got out of the shower this morning. It feels like fall and that makes me so happy. Almost happy enough to forget that our computer is D.E.A.D. and that I'm hopelessly behind on all of your blogs! I hope to catch up soon, but in the meantime, I'll be checking in when I can.