RIP Macbook Pro

So, I've had to make a hard decision… I'm putting my 'deceased' Macbook Pro aside until I can either open the case and retrieve its hard drive or find some other way to siphon off my data/deactivate anything that needs deactivating. This has been suggested as a temporary workaround (which would allow me to at … Continue reading RIP Macbook Pro


Re-installing Windows 7

So, it turns out that my Windows 7 DVD (the one I've been pulling my hair out for the last couple of months trying to find) had been safely tucked inside a clear plastic bin labelled "nightstand". From this, I conclude two things: one, that the memory I had of it being near my desk … Continue reading Re-installing Windows 7

“Saturday” Rants: Re: Creative Regmen

EDIT: Hit submit prematurely while trying to scroll, please excuse my blunder. I'm going to rant about one of my own posts today, being a few months older and wiser—I hope. I'm also going to try harder to keep my rants to Monday's. First, while it's not what I came to do, I'm looking back … Continue reading “Saturday” Rants: Re: Creative Regmen

Re: Thanksgiving

In Canada, we celebrate thanksgiving almost two months earlier than our neighbours down south. As I'm writing this, I'm not preparing any turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes or anything festive—not even gravy. Tonight we're having chicken cacciatore (but between now and then I'm heating up a late lunch). While the water in my pot comes to … Continue reading Re: Thanksgiving

Experimental Decision-Making Model

Last night, I had an idea for a decision-making process which considers the emotional weight of each pro and con, and can be tailored to each individual.1. Think of the best and worst things that have ever happened to you.2. Assign a numeric value—above zero—to the best thing. That number will represent the highest value … Continue reading Experimental Decision-Making Model