dennis s. hurddennis s. hurd

Monday, April 26, 2021

I've Had Better Days

Garden Center

I had an appointment to have some recall fixes on my car today. I knew it'd take more than an hour and a half to complete the work, but was convinced to come and wait. Jay and I walked over to our Canadian Superstore which is across the highway but was a twenty-minute walk due to the distance of the pedestrian crossings. We took a little time to look at the garden shop, which only sets up to one side of the parking lot during the summer. In order to waste some time, we went to the huge dollar shop in the strip. Then, I got my haircut at the barbershop in the Superstore, so our time wasn't completely lost. 

However, I got a call that said it'd be at least one additional hour. We never use Uber in Canada, but decided we may as well wait at home. We had plenty of time here before we got the call at around 12:30 that I could pick my baby up. We Ubered back later. 

Meanwhile, our main all-in-one Windows machine got in a funk this morning. I noticed the screen wasn't changing from the night-mode. I checked but saw it was correctly set to change at sunrise but as it hadn't, I rebooted. Then troubles began. I do so hate the blue screens of death.
  Guess, Time Will Tell

I really can't figure if I have a software or perhaps hardware problem. In order to get things working, I'm trying a total wipe. I guess it will be fun having a new machine to set up? I just hope it will!


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