Things from the past

I finally got the old Windows 7 computer, that I’ve been dragging behind me in a moving box for the last three years, up and running again. There were no hardware problems with it, other than I’m not sure if it’s the mini-Display Port port on my monitor, or the Display Port on the video card, which doesn’t work. Or maybe the cable was bad. I used to use DVI or whatever on the old monitor lo those many years ago, but I can’t use it with the current monitor; fortunately I had an HDMI cable and both the monitor and video card speak HDMI.

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Hobbies passed by

The problem with being interested in a lot of things, is that you don’t usually have time for everything that you’re interested in. Work especially takes up a lot of time for most people. Now that I’m retired, I have loads more time, but not enough money.

Such is life.

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Well, it mostly came

Yes, the IKEA stuff came, but not all of it. Of the many items which were ordered, one small file cabinet and the corner brackets for the bookcases weren’t on the pallet with the rest of my order. At least that’s what the driver claimed. Why they sent out just one guy to carry all that stuff in, I do not know.

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It comes!

Well, the IKEA delivery folks are scheduled for next week. It’ll probably take me a month to, very slowly, put together all the drawers and bookcases and display cases I have ordered. The bookcases will require me to hoist my aching knees up the ladder, I’m afraid. Falling off has a higher probability than I would like to admit.

If I never post again, know that your mad admin died under an avalanche of particle board. There are worse ways to go.

Moved

Your mad admin is now moved into his own place. As is usual with moving, I am bone tired. Getting used to a new place at my advanced age and advanced madness is quite the undertaking, but I’ll settle in given time. At least there is less dog barking going on here than at my previous abode.

Maybe I’ll start posting more often than twice a year. Not that it matters at all, at all, to Readers who are merely Mythical.