Oh No! MacBook Pro!

I’ll get some pictures posted later but here’s the short, sad news.

July 6th, I went to the Apple Store to get a new, better suited, laptop/camera bag.  I wanted something that held my laptop more securely than my Tamrac bag.  I picked out this great Incase bag, tried my laptop in it, tried it with the camera too, fantastic.

Put my laptop back into my Tamrac bag, put my camera in my Tamrac bag, zipped everything up and then headed to the checkout.


My laptop fell out of my bag!  Just as I was buying a new one, a new one being purchased because I feared this would happen.

The laptop screen was cracked, the side of the computer bent up.  Even the top of the computer has some hills and valleys in the aluminum.  I was very sad.

After my four insurance policies denied coverage (what the f*ck) I finally decided to buy a new one today.

The purchase was complicated, card was marked for fraud, Apple Specialist Mark forgot to add the free iPod Touch/photo printer… But in the end everything worked out.  I was told by a couple of Apple Stores and Apple.com that they could add the iPod Touch/Printer on my original receipt when I get to my store in Houston.

I bought the top of the line 15″ MacBook Pro with the 512mb video ram.  It’s so beautiful, so pretty, so fast, so awesome.  I haven’t decided what to do with my old MacBook Pro, sell it, turn it into a desktop (if the computer portion still works)… who knows.

Meanwhile, I have a new, even better, computer so hooray for everything working out, even if it did cost me $2,400 more than I had expected to spend on my vacation.

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Welcome Home

I had a wonderful day yesterday hanging with Ryan and Mark and Sean and Kevin…


I got my new MacBook Pro powersupply which I left back in Missouri, gah!  I also picked up the Incase Power Slider while Kevin and I were at the Apple Store.  So far I’m loving it but I’ll wait to use it a few days before I give a real review.

Last night Sean, Ryan, Mark and I headed out for Sushi at Eiji, but not before Mark, Ryan and I had some Birite ice cream. Yum!

The sushi was great, the Sake was fun and really helped get the night going. Then we saw the $410 Christmas trees… WTF?!

After sushi was Pilsner Inn where a bunch of bears were having a birthday party.

Ryan got a hankering for something sweet when he saw the birthday cake so we went Home.  I had never been there but it seemed totally appropriate for how I was feeling all day.  As soon as I could see the bay from the airplane I felt Home.  So, we went to Home and got the trio and had a delicious desert platter. Yum.

Then we began the parting of ways… Sadface.  But the night was a whole lot of fun.

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