And happy anniversary to my sweetie. We are legally married 26 years today (though we will celebrate 34 years together in December)
He is preparing for me something that I think of as a trick and a treat --
For years he has recycled / re-purposed computers that were replaced from his workplace into usable upgrades for friends and/or their kids. Currently he is setting up a laptop that will be for the single purpose of allowing me to play Sims 2.
So the TREAT is, I finally get my sims back! Maxis has never loved the Mac, and I was left in the dust by all the episodes and items that never were ported. And all the things IN the ports that were never really crash proof. When SIms 3 came out and people changed over, he bought me a full set of Sims 2 for the PC on the cheap. I am more excited than I care to admit that I will soon have my Boromir sim making everyone grilled cheese for breakfast again. That boy loves his grilled cheese.
The TRICK is - this will be the very first time I ever used anything Windows. How many non luddite / tech fiends do you know who can say That in this era! I have been on the Mac nearly as long as there were Macs to have. (The first one we owned was the fatmac 512, in 1985) I have never used a PC, or touched anything windows related. I am having a moment of "grandma looks at that newfangled technology" type panic.
I feel like I should hold my hands over the eyes of Totoro, my beautiful Macbook, so he won't be jealous...
This is also my 8th anniversary at Live Journal. I had no idea how much it would come to mean to me, even if I am here less these days.