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I spoke too soon… Hard drive crash!

Apparently, I spoke too soon. After the plastic parts on my laptop were successfully replaced, the hard drive crashed. Dell is sending a tech out to replace it this week.

This is not the first time this has happened to me. I had this same problem with a previous laptop. It was overheating and Dell decided to replace the fan. The fan was replaced and once it was working properly and the laptop tried to boot back up… no hard drive. Continue reading I spoke too soon… Hard drive crash!

As promised… the kitchen remodel

Well, right in the middle of losing and finding Gracie and simultaneously exhibiting Chinook at the Wooden Boat Festival, we began the kitchen project. It is the last room in the house to tackle and we put it off for a very long time.    I love the way we always learn more about the house and find things in the walls. When we remodeled the bathroom we found a 1944 newspaper and this time we found more newspaper, a few bottles, marbles, stamp pads, and some fossilized mouse poop. I assume it is litter but keep wondering if builders placed stuff into walls before closing them up on purpose like a time capsule, or like putting your initials and the date into freshly poured concrete. Else how do things like the marbles get in there, did a builder bring his kids along one day and they lost a couple? Continue reading As promised… the kitchen remodel