Tuesday, September 19, 2006

19 Sept., 2006. A fine day it is to be sure. The rain came all morning as a fine, but steady mist. 'Twas as if god was givin' us a washin'. With the temperatures in the high 50's and the misty rain it felt exhilarating to get out and go to work.

I came home early because I'm going to drive D. to the eye doctor, and she will have her eyes dilated and won't be able to drive safely afterwards.

For unknown reasons my laptop computer is behaving for the moment so I've decided to try a post. My new laptop has been ordered and should be ready for pick-up Thursday or Friday at the latest. In the mean time I've been able to catch up on some reading. I prefer to read from the print on paper technology, since that is what I grew up with. If I find something on line to read that is of any length, I print it out because I find it too difficult to read from the computer screen except in short bursts. The same principal applies to my writing. I make many fewer mistakes both spelling and grammer wise when I put pencil on paper rather than typing on the computer. So, all in all, this little break has been like a gentle breeze of fresh air.


Blogger Rowan said...

What a lovely autumnal photo - glad to have you back even if only temporarily. I'm like you - I prefer to both read and write with old-fashioned methods - too many typing errors creep in on the computer. I've left some very odd looking comments around the blog scene! If I can get stupid Blogger to upload my photos there may be another piece from me later tonight.

1:28 PM  
Blogger paris parfait said...

Absolutely gorgeous photo! Like you, I print long things out to read - and to save. I prefer books to reading online, although I read newspapers online these days, as it's hard to find the good ones in English. Sounds like you're enjoying your break from the computer - but don't stay away too long!

4:55 PM  
Blogger Catch said...

what a nice Fall picture! I was enjoying the Fall weather today myself. I love curling up on the swing on my deck with a good book or magazine.

5:03 PM  
Blogger Kristen said...

That is a beautiful picture!! I enjoy the fall weather and beautiful trees!

Thanks so much for coming over and commenting on my 125th post! I hope you'll come again soon!

5:23 PM  
Blogger PEA said...

Love the picture...the true colours of Autumn!! Coming home today from the city, I was amazed at how much the bush is changing and good thing I brought my camera, I took some pictures which I'll post tomorrow...the maples are pretty much in full colour now! I'm sure you're looking forward to getting your new laptop...figures this one would start behaving again! lol Gremlins I tell ya! Hugs!

8:42 PM  
Blogger Grish said...

I love the season changes almost as much as I love the rain...

4:26 AM  
Blogger Puss-in-Boots said...

Lovely photo of autumn colours. We don't really get that in Queensland as our seasons are basically hot and cool. But in Tasmania (the little island at the bottom of Australia), they get spectacular colours.

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5:02 AM  
Blogger La Fuerza Artemis said...

Paper technology... I like that. :)

9:24 AM  
Blogger Susannah said...

what a lovely picture - it really is the beginning of autumn where you are... i think today we probably had the last of the sun, i can see the leaves wanting to fall.

i loved the pic of your granddaughter - she is such a cutie :-) x

2:50 PM  
Blogger Tea & Margaritas in My Garden said...

Nice picture and glad to hear you`re getting a new laptop, oh and I think today...Thursday, is the first day of autumn so Happy Birthday!!!


5:49 AM  

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