Emoticons! I can use my emoticons again...wow!
Let me tell you why. I had a virus program...paid one...and due to financial difficulties, when it was due to expire, I decided to use the free version which is good enough for no more than I use Zelda. So I uninstalled the paid version and installed the free one.
Much to my irritation, it included Google Chrome which has always made Zelda go nuts but I figured when the download was all done, if Google Chrome caused a problem, I would just uninstall it. It also included a protection for me that covers the problems that will occur when Microsoft stops updating all Windows XP programs. So......
With much trepidation when it was all done, I went to Facebook and was I in for a surprise....my Facebook now runs like greased lightning! Not only that but it no longer stalls out or freezes up! Wow! Now when I write something, I find it also has spell check and underlines words that are misspelled and with a right click, I can add them to the dictionary...you know me and my personal use of the English language with 'wanna, coulda, shoulda' and ect.
So I came here to see if by some miracle I could use my emoticons and viola! They work!
I've been fussing because my 'puter man told me nothing could be done with my computer...it was too old and installing Windows 7 wouldn't help but only cause more problems. I needed to buy a new computer... Well now I won't have to...
I see that AMD has changed its procedure for including pix. Now you need to have a URL so I can't insert personal pix...guess I need a photo site for that and I don't know what to use since Photo Bucket no longer supports Kodak. Any suggestions???
So...can you tell that I'm excited about all this??? I may be more apt to write blogs now that it could be fun again....geez I missed my emoticons!!!
As some of you may know, we had another winter storm yesterday. Much of the snow had melted with 2 days of 50+ weather so I guess we were overdue for refills...
But spring is still in the air although March is far from over with yet. My resurrection flowers have popped their heads out about an inch already. The birds are singing for spring...and mating I suspect it will be at least 6 weeks or more before we have nice weather that sticks around but at least there's light at the end of this bitter cold 'n snowy tunnel.
I realize that AMD is pretty much extinct now but for whatever reason, I just can't let go. I try from time to time to blog on the vanilla site but can't seem to get my heart into it over there. I keep hoping that AMD will perk up at least a little. It will never be like it use to be...truthfully, I don't want that anyway because it was chaotic, often mean-spirited and over-run with....well, nevermind...just a lot of bullshit and that's MHO.
But it would be nice if some life would stir here. Sadly the newbies are convinced that blogland is exclusively for sex subjects so they aren't interested in anything else. The other day I started a blog about sex just for the hell of it. It was sort of an off-the-cuff kinda blog, but changed my mind. It isn't of interest to me anymore.
Anyway...I'm off to the shower now to melt those blocks of ice at the end of my legs. Then do some housework.
In spite of all the snow outside my front door, I still am laden with spring fever. Time goes pretty fast for me and it won't be long now until I can drink my morning coffee sittin' in the garage. I can clean off the winter-drop-it-on-my-workbench overload and start planning my garage sale for late April, early May.
Ya'll have a good day, be safe 'n keep smilin'...
Copy & paste to friend: (Click inside box; Ctrl + C to copy; Ctrl + V to paste)
read more blogs!