Sad

by Marinka on April 12, 2010

You know how I am a stoic and don’t like to trouble you with my problems, but I just can’t keep this to myself for one more second.

My laptop has stopped working and the keyboard of our home computer is broken, so I am officially computerless.  I am typing this on Husbandrinka’s laptop, which means that I am completely at his mercy.

I told mama, and she said, “oh, what a tragedy,” but real sarcastic-like, so I could tell that she did not mean it.  To be fair, mama doesn’t use The Computer.

I told my daughter, who had her MacBook surgically attached to her and she sneered at me, “PC-problem.”  She’s the one who told me previously that PC stands for Piece of Crap.

I told Husbandrinka and he said, “We will fix this problem!” but he didn’t sound convincing and also I  noticed that he didn’t program “COMPUTER STORE” into the GPS system.

So, I’m stuck.

I can’t blog without a computer.  I have to check my email on my BlackBerry, like some sort of a prehistoric animal.

Who probably became extinct due to sadness.

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Neil
Twitter:
April 12, 2010 at 12:29 pm

I’m so glad that a blogger finally wrote a post about a real tragedy rather than the typical “my grandma just died” or “I am a drug addict” sob story. Take care!

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blognut
Twitter:
April 12, 2010 at 12:44 pm

My heart goes out to you in this difficult time. 🙂

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Soccermom April 12, 2010 at 1:41 pm

I soooo feel for you, and agree that anything BUT Apple is a piece of crap.

So you should run out and buy a new awesome apple laptop. ; )

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vodkamom April 12, 2010 at 1:55 pm

you did it again.

i laughed out loud.

You Prehistoric animal you.

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Monster Dude April 12, 2010 at 2:30 pm

Sounds like a siege of Leningrad……………………..coffins on the sleds and so on

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Willow April 12, 2010 at 2:35 pm

I hope this doesn’t mean you’ll have to take a break – I just caught up after spending an age reading ALL your archives (except the ones that disappeared ofc)

Also – sorry for your loss

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Erin Im Gonna Kill Him
Twitter:
April 12, 2010 at 2:58 pm

I think I’d sooner attempt to Morse code tap my blogs before using my husband’s computer. I think it’s because of those quiz results posted on news websites that reveal scary things like, 97% of men say they view pornography on their home computer.

Don’t ask, don’t tell.

Maybe you should blitz all these sites touting iPad giveaways…

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Kari April 12, 2010 at 3:30 pm

I get all wrapped up in my own problems, and then I read about a tragedy like this and it really puts things in perspective for me.

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alexandra
Twitter:
April 12, 2010 at 4:32 pm

I feel for you, I HATE being at my husband’s mercy.

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kiki April 12, 2010 at 4:44 pm

ut oh, i just got a blackberry and now i’m prehistoric? wish someone would’ve told me. i’m probably prehistoric anyways since i still don’t own an iPod and just upgraded cable to premium channels. sorry about your computer troubles. i think it’s wonderful that you and Husbandrinka are sharing the laptop. my husband doesn’t share anything with me, not even his work number. take care.

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Ann's Rants April 12, 2010 at 7:09 pm

TWIBBON!!! TWIBBON!!

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MashugaMom April 12, 2010 at 7:47 pm

SUCKS!!! I hope you get a new computer soon- love your blog!

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Karen at French Skinny April 12, 2010 at 7:54 pm

That is the saddest thing I’ve ever heard.

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Becky
Twitter:
April 12, 2010 at 7:57 pm

I saw the obit in the NYT. I’m so sorry for your loss. Checking email by phone is horrendous.
I’m with Ann. If a Twibbon is created for you and your computer, I’ll SO put that sucker all over my Avatar.
Take care of you.

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kimberly April 12, 2010 at 8:05 pm

If you had an iPad, this would not be Issue.

Sent from Kimberly’s iPad

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Jennifer S April 12, 2010 at 9:00 pm

Seriously, tears right now. Not to make this about me or anything. Because my thoughts and prayers are with YOU at this difficult time.

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the mama bird diaries
Twitter:
April 12, 2010 at 10:59 pm

go to the apple store. be happy.

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Sophie April 13, 2010 at 5:09 am

Grab your daughter from behind, distract her with a cookie, and take possession of macbook. I don’t see the problem.

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SweetPeaSurry
Twitter:
April 13, 2010 at 7:23 am

I thought you had one of those HP mini’s too? Can’t you blog from that?

Mebbe you need an IPAD!!!

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sdl April 13, 2010 at 4:27 pm

I know we’re supposed to feel sorry for YOU, but what about US?

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Vicki
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April 14, 2010 at 4:46 pm

Reposess your daughter’s MacBook. Razkulachivanye.

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