My poor blog. It has been so neglected these past weeks.
Life has been rather busy, especially with Christmas.
I have been trying very hard to avoid all things election (with a fair amount of success when all is said and done, given that I didn't even know the date until last night when I asked a friend).
I am in the very fortunate position of being able to vote for the candidate of my choice because I live in a safe NDP riding. Go Libby, Go! I am glad of this because I am most pissed off that I was potentially put in the shitty position of having to pay attention to election campaigns during my vacation/Christmas break period because some idiot just couldn't wait to make history and topple the government. Not a good way to get MY vote.
My main PC had been neglected for a very long time in favour of my laptop. Now the tables have turned and I must remind myself of how faithful my PC has been. It is almost 6 years old and never let me down, unlike my 17 month old laptop which is on its second issue and of course this time not under warranty. Next time I buy a laptop, I WILL buy the extended warranty. Lesson learned the hard way.
The other positive to come from my laptop not working is that I have taken up knitting again (neglecte for many, many years). I can't just sit and watch tv or a movie and normally I would work on my laptop whilst watching something. The best thing though, is that my feller has taken to reading to me. We both get to enjoy a book (way better than the idiot's lantern) and I get to produce lovely knitted things at the same time. Socks, hat and mittens are the items de jour.