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Our net at home is in bad shape. The cable guy has to come back next week to drill a hole in our wall and install a whole new outlet by the computer. Bad cable line.

Doesn’t really impact me too much directly, though. My computer’s off the net for a while… can’t afford a 2nd IP, haven’t got the parts to put together a *nix box to act as a gateway, can’t afford a router. If anyone’s got ancient PC parts lying around that they need to be rid of, I’ll take donations.

I’m still feeling highly insignificant and irrelevant this week. Considered arranging a gathering at my new place sometime around my birthday, but I have neither the energy nor the funds to offer people kool-aid, let alone the snack type things normally offered at such gatherings. So no go. Also can’t go anywhere that requires transit money.

3 Comments

  • jerronimo

    September 20, 2002 at 12:45 pm

    make it byops!

    (bring your own party stuff)

    have people bring drinks and snacks and stuff. :]

    • Jenny Lee Silver

      September 20, 2002 at 1:54 pm

      Feels too much like asking for charity. I just can’t handle doing that any more, emotionally speaking.

  • albert71292

    September 20, 2002 at 2:21 pm

    Wish I had some spare parts to donate, but all the parts of my antiquated Compaq are still in use…I may check with my uncle in a couple days to see if he’s got anything…he’s always “rebuilding” his computer…