In other words, the first post should have been up this morning.
Saturday night, my computer went on the fritz. I was able to fix it, but I had to roll back all my items to my last backup... in early March.
First thing this morning, I phoned my friend who knows computers but no dice on retrieving my recent documents.
I have my links and rough drafts so I'm working on getting the posts done soon, but DAMMIT!
There may have been some tears this morning.
And some swearing.
Fine, a lot of swearing. I went full Malcom Turner on my computer. (Sorry, mom, for the swearing in this video.)
Hey, at least I backed up my files in March and not a year ago. Silver lining and all that jazz.
On the upside, a friend of mine who is a Latin Graduate Student turned a year older today. In a true show of friendship, I left her the FB message "Romani ite domum!" because it's some of the only Latin I know. If you don't understand the reference:
Naturally, this led to a conversation about Eddie Izzard's bit on the Latin language.
If you're ever feeling bad about something, going for a walk and thinking "Quad the fuck!" when you see something odd or silly is a great way to cheer yourself up. Trust me on that.