Chaos has ruled the ship, today. I got whacked with problems, pre-coffee. Again. That pretty much set the tone for the day and put me off my game.
I managed one, or two minor miracles, but not enough to make the day a success. After about 6 hours, I needed to break the cycle and decided to bring my computer system down. First, I killed my PC and hauled it off to the tech shack, where I gutted it, cleaned it and reseated the cards and boards. Then I shut down all my work stations, cleaned the cable runs, desks, floor and re-cabled everything much neater. Moved my PC from on the floor under my desk, to up on the desk behind the monitor.
That and a shift change broke the spell. Things are a bit more orderly and back on track. I've got the speakers wired to my laptop and the tunes rocking, again.
No word on the upcoming crew-x, but I'm hopeful visas, flights, helicopters, ships and whatnot, will all fall into place by the end of the week. *Fingers crossed*
Oh yeah, I just got an instant message from a guy in South Africa who said he just sent me another 10 terabytes of disk space...Wooo Hooo!
THAT makes my day.
I wish you all peace, love and harmony. You know, like a song from the 60's.