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Online Reading Suffers

Filed under: Blogfriends,Daily Life — folkcat at 9:08 pm on Tuesday, April 28, 2009

I am so behind. I haven’t had my laptop to do my online reading with since over a week ago. The backlight on the screen died, and there’s no way we can buy a replacement light at this time.

This was the computer that sat on a little table in front of my armchair, all day long, while I knit and watched tv. I read a LOT of blogs, newsfeeds, and e-mail sitting there.

Now, all my reading has to happen at my desktop computer, in a less comfortable chair, and in a spot where it’s not convenient to either knit or watch tv while I do it. So it gets to happen in small, regulated chunks of time. When I can remember to get around to setting time to do it.

As of now, I’m up to April 23 on e-mails, but only April 20 on feeds. And forget about Ravelry – I only read a couple of groups there, but Remnants, at least, is hopelessly clogged with unread/unignored threads (I do ignore a lot there when I get to look at it.)

If you send me a comment or a personal e-mail, rest assured that I cherry-pick those from the inbox to answer right away. Y’all are more important to me than the latest catalog specials from a week ago!

2 Comments

Comment by Carol

April 29, 2009 @ 2:30 pm

I have to limit my computer time too. Generally, I read about an hour a night and at work in between clients. I respond to email a bit more, but otherwise I spend my home time on the net and not with the hubbunny!

Comment by Valerie in San Diego

May 2, 2009 @ 4:59 pm

Ugh, very sorry about your backlight. Computers are so expensive to upkeep!

Bloglines suddenly told me you had FOUR new posts. I don’t know where it’s been over the last week! Anyway, lovely rattie pictures, and I hope I can help test knit your rat knit designs. I have lots of appropriate yarn and plenty o’willingness!

Happy belated blogiversary. I’m so glad I found my way to your blog all those ages ago. 🙂

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