Wednesday, July 12, 2006

The Anticipation


Well, I finally did it. I have ordered a new computer! After many frustrating evenings of restarting my computer half a dozen times, after getting tired of only seeing yellow, green, and blue on the screen, after waiting 5 minutes for a page to load, after not being able to listen to music or watch videos, after not having enough memory to download a single thing, I am getting a new computer! This is a picture of the computer I'm getting...I'm just so excited, I wish it would come today! The computer I have now served me well while in college. Many late-nighters were spent in front of that monitor, many thousands of my intelligent and thought-provoking ideas were typed on the keyboard. Not to mention, the computer only cost $25...you just can't beat that. But I'm coming to realize that if I want to even remotely keep up with technology, I'm going to have to swim a little faster, so to speak. I want to chat, I want to blog (on a computer other than my office one), I want to download music, I want to do online banking, I want to surf the web faster than at a snail's pace! There are people who would say that society has lived without computers and this type of technology for thousands of years, and I would agree. I really don't NEED to do all these things. In fact my life would probably be much simpler without a computer. But the fact remains that computers are here, and most people use them (in our society, anyway). I think that computers have made shopping easier, communication easier (and cheaper), and provide us with all sorts of entertainment just with a click (or a double click as the case may be). So I am going to embrace this fast-paced, ever-changing technology, and pray that this little piece of plastic/metal/fibreglass/whatever they make computers out of, will last me the next 5 years.

14 comments:

T said...

PTL for a new computer! Lord knows you needed one. Dags I can't believe you've had your old one for so long AND that you only paid $25 dollars for it!!! I don't think you need to feel AT ALL guilty about jumping a few technological eras and getting yourself a decent computer (a laptop at that=).

It's very pretty I might add.

Renee said...

Love my new laptop and you will too! And you know what's the cat's meow??? Get a portable disk drive that's the size of your pinkie finger...and you can take that puppy anywhere...finally bought one this past weekend...and I love it! Congrats on the new puter!

kelle said...

That's awesome you're getting a new computer! I know you have been totally frustrated with your old one. Laptops are great! I love mine and don't regret for one single moment getting one. You'll love it Dags!!! And way to go on the price too!!

ZimZen said...

Yay Dags!! That's one small step, one giant step for mankind..!

Looking forward to bloggin with ya more buddy!

Luv Cynci

Des said...

You are going to love the new computer, especially after using your old one until it was almost dead.

shinbone #4 said...

yay, yay, yay... very exciting :D

T said...

Oh Dags, give us something new to read already!!!

Des said...

I second that T.

kelle said...

Are you still out there Dags???

dags said...

Sorry, I'll get on it...

dags said...
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shinbone #4 said...

YOU'D BETTER - or else....
bwooohahahahaha

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