Monday, January 22, 2018

Fabric and Computers

New heart inspiring fabric to show off -

new heart fabric

purchased Friday, cause my pile was just not giving me any inspiration. So, yep, I did a FART! A Fabric Acquisition Road Trip, that is.

Hoping to dive into the new Valentine project this past weekend, my sons had other ideas. They finally received shipment of my birthday present, a brand new desktop computer!

new Acer Aspire computer 27" HP monitor

Look at that huge 27" monitor! I can't wait to put multiple screens up so that I can work more efficiently. Notice the track pad on the bottom right - a mouse alternative. Last year, I developed finger and wrist pain due to a mouse, and learned to use the laptop's pad/buttons instead. Yes, it had clickable buttons, not like the straight flat pad that most computers now have, which I find frustrating. So I was very happy to find this mouse alternative - operating it is just like the pad and buttons that were on my laptop. Yeah!


As anyone who has gotten a computer knows, it takes a ton of time to set it up, upload software, and transfer files. Took all weekend - so much for getting a start on that heart idea.
But a big thank you to my boys - this is a wonderful birthday present!


7 comments:

  1. Hi Susan,
    I hope you are inside (with dreary weather like we have here), working away on that new computer. I have a HUGE screen just like that at work and it is so fabulous. I love being able to have multiple screens open at the same time. Then when I go home, to my little laptop, I know I am spoiled. ~smile~ Roseanne

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  2. Wow...that is a big screen! I know you will enjoy the new computer. They do eat up a ton of time getting it up and going.

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  3. Wow, Happy Birthday indeed!!! I know what you mean about the mouse...ugh! I hate the pad on my laptop so I have an ergonomic roller-ball mouse...keeps my wrist happy and my thumb (which operates the ball) lets me know when I have had to much computer time!!

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  4. Wonderful birthday gift!!! Yup, been around those computers a long long LONG time and it takes time to get things done. I have 1 PC and the rest of our electronics are Apple. They make things so easy now with the iCloud! You will certainly enjoy your new toy!

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  5. Love those fabrics!!! Have fun with the new computer. I've never seen a track pad like that.

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  6. Happy Birthday! New fabric and fabulous computer! Wow! Love that screen, too!

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  7. I hear you on the ton of time on the computer...WHAT a gorgeous monitor though holy cow! Beautiful valentine fabrics. FART LOLOL love it. When I'm on the computer a lot (like this weekend) I use (I forgot this weekend ugh) my cordless mouse. However it just died so I will be using my corded one in future! Definitely helps on the wrist stress.

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