SANTA BRINGS THE FUTURE
Late with this post and composing it from
my daughter's computer. The old lap top is being
loaded into a new computer. It was time. The old G4
had been half way around the world with me and was at
least a decade old. A couple of novels and
countless articles helped put the miles on it.
The data is being transferred to a new desk top model-bigger screen, easier to see, and ultimately better for
the neck and shoulders.
As the service guy turned on the old lap top he
said "Have you been using this recently?"
"Really? I see why you are you're buying a new one."
So, I hope it will be quicker as well.
Odd how impatient I've become waiting for something
as spectacular as a file to load.
Same daughter, Katherine, had a day off
and wanted to see the Sherlock Holmes flick.
We made it a near birthday outing.
It's a great "popcorn" movie. Directed by Guy Richie it's got lots of action, some of it in stop motion which is fun and
a gritty "old Europe" look. We like Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law and they are a good team.
It's an action packed, rock'em sock'em movie but a
fun view. It is a long way from the purists taste
in Holmes, but gets in a couple of nice points
about war, war profiteers and the coming of a
See you down the trail.