Monday, April 8, 2013

I give up. I'm not counting the days anymore.

I called Apple tech Services last week. I was convinced to upgrade my operating system.
"It's pretty much the same," said the nice young man on the other end of the line. "Plus you'll get three months free service, so if you can't figure something out, all you have to do is call back."

He was right. Mountain Lion is pretty much the same as Snow Leopard. And really the things that I've noticed are different are not reasons to go to GQ (General Quarters for all you un-military people). However, it's the little things that are driving me nuts. For instance: I noticed in order to scroll down, I have to move the screen up. I noticed the blogs on my Top Sites used to get a star by them when something new was posted.  Now there is no indication whatsoever that makes today's post different from yesterdays, even though there it is probably brand new.

Would somebody please tell me why it's necessary to "upgrade" something that is working just fine?
Curious minds want to know.

I also noticed that having one of my sisters visit is like being a part of a family again.  Even if we're just sitting on the couch watching a movie we've both seen before, I like the comfortableness of it.

I (re)noticed that when I'm working with fabric, I really don't care much about anything else. It's easy  to bury my emotions with a mountain of fabric and a pair of scissors.

It's a beautiful day in my neighborhood. What have you noticed in yours?
Merry ME


Constance said...

It's how they make money. Or should I say -- even MORE money!
You are right - if it isn't broke, why fix it? But then again, that's the customers' way of thinking (lol)

jeanne hewell-chambers said...

I'm about to have to figure out a way to upgrade my mother's computer (because some software will not longer work with her old operating system) or buy her a new one (because it says she has no more memory left or something like that every time I try to upgrade her os). Sigh. And about fabric, I notice that same thing. It's lovely, isn't it? xo

Unknown said...

For me, my computer is wonderful and also a big stressor. I never know what needs to be done when it acts up. I wish there were a course that would teach only what I want to know.
As for sewing, I used to make most of my daughter's and my clothes when she was growing up. Back then I loved to sew. Haven't done it in years. You make beautiful stuff, and we all need something that takes our mind away from everything else for a while. Keep doing your thing.