March 11th, 2010

green little review

Poem for Thursday and New Computer

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I got my new computer! cidercupcakes came over to wait with me and brought actual cupcakes (with peanut butter icing, best idea ever) and Avatar: The Last Airbender, and we started watching the third season (Fire Nation beach party) plus she caught me up on Jet (with the wind in your hair of a thousand laces), and we got to see Zuko feel every emotion from COMPLETE WOE to UTTER ANGST, so that was generally awesome.

I spent the entire afternoon and evening trying to configure the computer, which is also generally awesome, and extremely fast and superbly equipped, with two big caveats: it won't run the version of Photoshop I have, and I can't find a driver for my nearly-20-year-old scanner that will work with it. Also, I swear that Apple doesn't want people running Windows 7 to use iTunes because they sure didn't make it easy to find a 64-bit version. And does anyone know whether VideoLAN works with Windows 7?

More tomorrow when I have figured out where my Retrospect backup disc has disappeared to and have backed up my hard drive properly. Also, I will catch up on e-mail, LJ comments, Facebook, SPP, etc. Meanwhile, since I have no flying bison, have some gratuitous sheep: