Some days are like that…

…and today has been one of those days!  It’s been a hell of a day–or should that be a day in hell so this is a bit of a rant and some venting. Maybe you should stop reading here. It began early (before breakfast) when I knew I had to reboot the computer because Office 365 was…

A huge sigh of relief…

As I listen to the rain coming down as Andrea passes, I can now give a sigh of relief.  New laptop/desktop is set up and ready, awaiting work.  SKY Index is re-installed, as are the Adobe Cloud components–Acrobat XI, and InDesign. The Carbonite back-up is set up again for off-site backup, and there is an…

Requiem for a laptop…

Despite a new hard drive, a clean installation of Windows XP and a re-installation of Windows XP (the second time after I tried to install Windows 8 on it), the ASUS laptop, which has been my stand-in for desktop as well as my traveling computer for many years, seems to have crumped. Many blue screens…

Anticipation…

After starting the morning with computer hassles, the day has improved!  Computer problem solved thanks to a good neighbor who is a real whiz with computers. Then to further improve my day, I got confirmation that the author has finished the rewrite on the next edition of the motor disorders book that I’ve been waiting…

software, learning curve for new….

After a lot of thought, cogitation, and serious deliberation, I’ve done it–just installed SKY Index 7 (SI7).  Now I’m working my way through the accompanying manual to be sure that I can get the best out of SI7. While I’m waiting for the final on the 3rd edition of a book on motor disorders, I’ve…