Don't let that splashy, moderately outdated flat screen monitor fool you—THIS is what underpowered design stations looks like.
Ladies and gentlemen, the G5 has left the building.
Now for those of you who don't routinely base your self-esteem on what your computer allows you to do, or don't earn your healthcare plan from it, maybe my tale of woe will fall short of "this blog post is awesome, dude!" status. It's okay. Really. For some, technology failure is is about as interesting as sorting out the recycling. But for me, it is nothing less than a crisis of Hurculean proportion.
I'm not crying anymore. That's the good news. No. That was last weekend. I saw it coming and made the bold decision to BACK UP. Not everything on my hard drive, but stuff I deemed critical. Like work files. And old scans of scrapbook pages. And addresses for my favorite "adult" websites. And because of that, the November/December issue of Simple Scrapbooks will not have to be started from scratch! This is a very good thing. This is a mental health saving thing.
Maybe that's my message today, to you…right now. Back it up, sisters. If it's been a while since you've made nice little copies of the digital information that matters, today might just be your day to do so.
I have all the confidence in the world that Tom at the Apple Store in Rosedale Mall is looking out for me and my titanium clad baby. But in the meantime, bring on Photoshop with only 2 GB of RAM, and a single processor. I'm ready!