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Gloom, despair, and agony on me …

… Deep, dark depression!  Excessive misery! If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all! Gloom, despair, and agony on me!

The folks around the office are getting tired of me whining that my home computer is out of commission. A lot of you are saying, “so what? It’s just a computer.” Please bear in mind that, as a multimedia editor, this is the equivalent of going from a 5-packs-a-day habit to a cold-turkey-quit. I’m an unrepentant addict.

No problem, right? More shop time. I’ll go out and putter with my tablesaw. I’ve got a few adjustments and additions to make, then some projects I can tackle. Putter, putter, putter. Fire it up: Nothing!. The motor’s not turning. After some disassembly, I find out that the bearings are shot. They’ll have to be replaced.

NOOOoooo!! No computer. No tablesaw. And a 4-day weekend!

The only saving grace is that there are some very special computers that were still working around the country. The BCS computers have put my Sooners in the #2 slot. Big 12 championship game and a shot at the national title!

Saved by football and turkey!

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  1. [...] up. They’re no longer calling me “Hard-Luck Luke” around here. If you read my last post, you’ll remember that I was left with no working computer,  a busted tablesaw motor, and a [...]

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