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Entries from September 29th, 2001

September 29th, 2001 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

Fix me up We brought the ailing laptop to Tekserve. With practically no wait, a technician sat down with us as we told him our tale of woe. Sympathetic nodding when we told him of the flashing question mark. A kind smile when we said we had all the data backed up. A wrinkled brow […]

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September 28th, 2001 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

The Show Must Go On I just found out, rather indirectly (read as “

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September 27th, 2001 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

Technology and nuisance Now we have this snazzy digital cable television. Seeing as I’m paying for it, might as well see what’s on. Everytime I bother to turn it on, what do I find? Big surprise here: nothing. Well, at least 99% of the time there’s nothing. It’s just that 1% of the time that […]

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September 25th, 2001 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

Hook me up Time Warner Cable showed up when they said they would, and installed digital cable with Internet access. They also laughed at my nine-inch television set. Philistines. It’s a Trinitron, damn them. Ontera (once called Dualstar), my former Internet service access provider stopped working with my router when they switched to DHCP (that’s […]

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September 24th, 2001 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

Fallen A hint of the smell of smoke haunted me as I hurried to the subway in the dim morning light. When the wind and weather conspire correctly, the smoldering remains of the Trade Center manage to creep up even to the bright lights of Times Square. With such a faint odor, it’s hard to […]

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