Heard the saying:
“Is he a man or a mouse?
Put a cheese in front of him!”
This is definitely a mouse, a very very cute mouse…
Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother.
The next you are all-wise and prehistoric.
Yes, the news of my little granddaughter’s birth in December 2009 was wonderful and suddenly, i realized that being a Nana is an honour and not only a title but an amazing opportunity to have and to hold!
The role of Nana is a totally brand-new phase in a woman’s life and it takes time to adjust to the elevated position, it means that one must grow in that part and finally, it means that you love the little thing so much that you heart could burst with the love and loving!
I get a new picture of Liana most days into my mobile phone, and when i phone my daughter who lives a hundred miles or so from where i live, Liana wants to join in on the conversation when her mother puts the phone on a loudspeaker. There will be heard most delightful sounds of cooing and joyful babble of a baby, who by all the signs pointing, will be as quiet as her Nana… ) hehe
It’s such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother – that’s why the world calls her grandmother.
Yesterday it worked
Today it is not working
Windows is like that
(Margaret Segall, 1998)
Yup, yup, for the past couple of months my laptop (purchased in January 2007) has been acting very much diva like indeed! There is no life at all on the thingy. Zilch, nada, not-a-thing at all presently. There has been days when it has behaved beautifully and i thought all’s well and swell but alas -
‘ deep, d e e p s i g h…’
First i thought that it was ickle me, but as i have bought this and that to enhance the performance that only gave temporary ‘activity’ to the ‘puter, i had to get to the heart of the matter and i began to do some serious research on it, i came across this site regarding my laptop aka HP Pavilion dv 600:
And i quote:
“ HP has identified a hardware issue with certain HP Pavilion dv2000/dv6000/dv9000 and Compaq Presario V3000/V6000 series notebook PCs, and has also released a new BIOS for these notebook PCs, version F.39 for dv2000/V3000, and version F.3D for dv6000/dv9000/V6000.
||If you are a customer in Canada with an HP Notebook model DV2412CA or DV2404CA, do not update the notebook to BIOS version F.39.|
|NOTE:||This service enhancement program is available in North America for 24 months after the start of your original standard limited warranty for issues listed below; otherwise your current standard limited warranty applies. Customers who already have a 24 month or longer warranty period will be covered under their existing standard HP Limited Warranty.”|
Thus it continues on another page that explains more of what is happening:
“Identify your notebook series and product number Using the Service Tag on your notebook, determine if your notebook is one of the series in the table below. Click on your series in the table to see the complete list of included notebook product numbers. If the product number of your notebook is listed in that table then return to the HP Limited Warranty Service Enhancement page and continue to Step 2 for further instructions…”
There should be life on the yoke!!
This is yet to be seen as to my laptop, as i am using somebody else’s computer writing this entry, but i shall keep you posted, if this tip mentioned above worked.
“The problem with troubleshooting
is that trouble shoots back. “
Keep tapping on the ‘puters and have a super-duper week.
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“The plant is so near,
yet so far …” thought Lumi, the Westie .
The plant puzzled me as well,
as to how does it stay put in the currents et al?!
No wonder, that Lumi, the Westie, was wondering, too!
This is the plant that
Lumi, the Westie, was trying to reach at.
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This week’s theme on the IMAGES & WORDS is SEASONS and as our season right now is SUMMER, hence this photo taken a couple summers ago. Tis the season of no night and endless sunlight … Aaaah.
JANE AUSTEN quote with my photograph suit so well together, methinks.
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This path leads from Bray town to Greystones in Ireland.
The pathway off the beaten track is on one side – aka on the left side looking at the photo – a very deep drop to the Irish Sea, and on the other side aka – on the right side looking at the same, a very steep hill.
I like the way the colours look like – it is totally untouched, making the whole picture so watercolour-like. It was a most miserable day when i was clicking away, and whenever a teeny tiny bit of sun came, i pointed my camera that way, like… lol
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a city of hills and mists,
of grays and lavenders,
two rivers shaping it to a point
and the cliff rising above me like a challenge.”
Theodore H. White
This photograph taken by me last summer in Ireland, just as it was about to rain, reminds of this saying by Theodore H White, even though, he was speaking of China, and I am talking about Ireland!
And, as to whether it is ‘grey’ or ‘gray’ here is a link to an article on the differences between the British and the US English. I personally prefer the American version on this particular word, ‘Gray’ - for it looks so much prettier than the plain-old-dull ‘Grey’.
Hard to beat the Blonde’s logic on this, eh?!!
(Not a thing has been done to the photo, it is just as it was when clicked & taken!)