|Rusty & Buddy|
RUSTY: Yes, I have the same question. Are we going to do a post today?
MERCI: Of course we will do a post today. It's the Mousebreath interview we are postponing.
MARCUS: Okay, got it. No mice are being interviewed today because they all have bad breath.
PERCY: Where did you get that idea, Marcus? You've been here long enough to know Mousebreath is an ezine for cats.
CAMERON: I think Marcus has been eating too much stuffing from the bed in his crate. It's affecting his brain.
CYNDI: We did do a holiday post at Mousebreath today. It just is not an interview. We will resume those in 2015. Right now everyone is running around headless.
MICAH: I think you mean everyone is running around like a chicken with its head cut off.
CYNDI: Why would I ever say that? It sounds kind of gross.
MICAH: And running around headless doesn't sound gross?
SAM: It's Christmas. Can we be less bloody and more cheerful?
BUDDY: Of course we can. How about if we talk about how fortunate it was we confused our days and finished our Thursday post Tuesday because we thought it was actually Wednesday? (If you missed it - Today Is Wednesday.)
CYNDI: Yes, that was fortunate. Because on Wednesday the computer went berserk again and ...
SAM: We have no idea of why but Jan connected the backup drive so she could do a backup. Sorry, I don't mean we have no idea of why Jan connected the backup drive. I mean, we have no idea why the computer went berserk. As she was preparing for it, things got strange. No, she wasn't preparing for the computer to go berserk. She was ...
CAMERON: Never mind, Sam, you're just becoming more befuddling. Jan thought rebooting the computer might help, but when it started to shut down, Windows got confused and crashed.
RUSTY: Then nothing worked. All she got when she tried to start was the message a hard drive failure was imminent, to back up her work and replace the drive. How does one back up work when Windows won't load?
MERCI: Jan was just about to panic when she realized the message was not for the new hard drive. (Our original one failed in October and was replaced. We were offline for a week.) It was the backup drive with the problem.
MICAH: It was a scary afternoon, but after she disconnected the backup, she was finally able to get Windows to repair itself and reset itself to an earlier time.
MARCUS: So we were back up and running but Jan spent the next hours backing up unsaved data on DVDs.
PERCY: Yes, we were very happy we had a post already written. Sometimes getting your days confused works out for the best. At least in this case it did.
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