Oh, this is a good time of year to be a hockey fan. Only three games today, but they’re spaced so far apart that I get to see all of them, heh heh heh. And who knows, maybe by the time the Wings and Kings get started at 23h30 the Tigers and Cleveland rain delay will be over. Sheesh. I told Jeff that sometime this year I want us to go up and see the Tigers and Cleveland face each other (he being a hapless…

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I think it’s due time that I get another journal update done here. I’ve kind of been busy with the computer up until now (Alex isn’t very happy with me right now and I’ve been trying to placate her), but all my computer adventures, including some ones I just had since my last blog, would make for a hell of a journal update. Then again, I really do feel like falling asleep right about now. Screw it, I need to write, and more than that…

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Well, aside from getting things partitioned for Linux and getting Linux reinstalled, my computer’s back to a working state. I’m gonna hold off on Linux for a bit here, because since I’ve already cracked my case I’m going to go ahead and upgrade my graphics card. This thing’s got a TNT2 Vanta in it already, but I wanna get something with a bit more glitz to it. I’ve never particularly cared much for 3-D gaming, but a couple of my friends are trying to talk…

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Well, recovery of my computer is proceeding along marginally well. I’ve got Partition Magic installed on here so hopefully I can reduce this whopping hard disk into more manageable chunks, but I’m trying to remember the partitioning schematic for Linux off the top of my head and I’m not having much luck. Looks like I may have to call in to the Screen Savers tonight… guh. Other than that, all I really have to get back on here at this point is Picture Publisher, my…

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You ever had two of those days? Yesterday my hard drive decided to bite the dust, scaring the shit out of me in the process. Living without a working computer for about 24 hours was sheer hell, and given everything I had on my old hard drive, chat logs with L., C. and J., a crapload of stuff I downloaded off the ‘net, my virtual cat, I was afraid I’d lost it all. This did not make me a happy camper, and let’s just say…

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