Help me replace my dying Laptop

As you know, I’ve got the design bug.

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I’ve been teaching myself the ins and outs of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

People tell me I have talent and a good eye for composition. And by people, I mean the pros that have seen my work.

If I say so myself, I’ve made some pretty illustrations.

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But I’ve hit a wall.

One could say that an artist is as good as their tools. And sadly, my poor old laptop, as awesome as it is, can’t handle the requirements of Adobe. Add more than five layers to the artwork and wham, it crashes. (Help me get a new one)

This laptop has served me well. But the time has come for it to get an honourary retirement and move to Florida (or wherever retired laptops go to enjoy their last years in peace and happiness). Continue reading

Houston, we have a problem

Remember I told you my laptop died dead the other day?

Well, since that nice Fred Guy hooked me up with an old laptop of his, I was cool.  Everything was nice and I was doing my daily work just fine [well, with some minor inconveniences and a little bit of swearing here and there].

All that ended today.  I was having breakfast – yes, my day starts after noon, when I realized I am deejaying at the Canadian Swing Championships in two weeks from now and ALL MY MUSIC IS IN THE  $#&%ING DEAD LAPTOP.

Yes.  Can we all have a big FML now?

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