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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Drawing on the Calm

Hello again (after several days of not blogging due to computer issues). I have my "new" computer up and running with my most important software working. This is pretty much the only good news of the day.

So... I'm going to just share some pretty pictures from the past few days. I'm drawing on these memories to try to stay calm as I discover what all my automatic backup software didn't bother to save. I haven't lost any writing because I was backing that up manually. Other stuff? I still don't know. I think I have enough to be shy of tearing out my hair, but I think I lost some business files that will be a monumental pain to recreate... if I even can.

Meanwhile, how about a pretty fritillary butterfly on a butterfly bush?

orange butterfly on purple butterfly bush

This was the sky a couple of days ago at sunset. Not to the west, however, but to the south. It's always so interesting how the sunset can change the other quadrants of the sky.

sunset light

Here's a feisty little occupant of my lawn. This is one of a set of twins. I think it's a little buck. Take particular notice of his legs. They are unusually long, and he knows how to use them. You should see him jump. He's also very bold for such a little one. Already venturing far from Mom. We'll see if he survives that recklessness on this road.


Here's the sky just a little while ago. Nothing special, but beautiful. I'm attempting to remember that a computer changeover is not the end of the world.

blue sky

My phone SIM card has not been working for a long time, and a new one doesn't seem to be working either. All other errands attempted today were also failures. Tomorrow might be better. I hope.

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Loretta said...

I can totally appreciate your angst regarding then loss of bookmarks, files, etc. I had to go from dead desktop to a lap top so not nothing communicates with my phone or ipad. Add that to new and confusing Windows 10 and Microsoft 365....yikes. Praying your files are hidden somewhere in your back up!

Ann said...

Sounds like a frustrating day. Just remember to breathe in, breathe out. Hope a new day brings more success with the computer files.

Secondary Roads said...

In the midst of you computer woes, just remember these inspiring words,"It came to pass."

Pretty butterfly and bold baby buck.

Sharkbytes said...

Thanks everyone. I'm a packrat through and through with stuff and computer files. I'll live, but it's stressful.