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OK, I swear I was working on the next chapter of Nemu's Trials when my beat up old laptop died on me.  Instead of just taking it to a random repair shop, I figured I'd try Best Buy's Geek Squad. I dropped it off April 29th and it's still not fixed.  I called yesterday and they said it was because I had not approved the repairs.  The week before, I called the 1-800 number when I got the e-mail and did just that.  Seems like communications are a little spotty for them.  The web site they referred me to still shows they have not worked on it.

I could buy a new laptop.  if Windows 9 is any good, I might just buy it.  However, all of my stuff in in Microsoft Office.  I really don't feel like buying the software and the old disks are lost somewhere.  I'm not sure if Open Office can open those documents.  So between that and the Windows 7 operating system, it's worth my while to get my old machine repaired.  If they ever get around to it.

I failed my last class and have given up on getting my Masters in Human Resource Management.  Why was I trying for that degree?  To keep my job.  Did I keep my job?  No, so why am I still studying for the degree?  I'm going to put school on the shelf until it looks like I'll need a degree.

After hundreds of job applications, a handful on interviews and many days of driving with no result, I finally caved and went to North Dakota to look for work. I should be starting as a postal worker in about two weeks.  I'm not celebrating until I actually get a check.  Too many things have gone wrong for me this year to start feeling comfortable now.  As it is, I have two weeks to get all my stuff moved and get settled in. 

I don't know what the next few weeks will be like.  I wonder if the Best Buy folks can have my laptop sent to a new store in my new town?  Can I trust they will do that if they say they can?  I have been very unimpressed so far.  Since I'm stuck with this cheap Win 8 machine with no Microsoft Office, I think I will work on the Unohana short story since I had no real notes and I can start working from scratch.  I'll be writing it on Wordpad I suppose. 

I want my laptop back. 
  • Mood: Rant
  • Listening to: Pink
  • Watching: Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet
  • Playing: Clash of Clans
  • Eating: Sunflower Seeds
  • Drinking: Coffee


David J. Gonzales
Artist | Hobbyist | Literature
United States
Middle aged office worker who writes as a hobby. I love Bleach and other animes, I love to read and I like to travel when I have the chance, but I am very shy around people and try to fade into the background whenever possible.

Why are you called pehpig? - In 1996, I worked with a UNIX based database called PC-III (personal concept III) Every six months, you were required to change your password. If you couldn't think of a good password, it could suggest one for you. The suggestions the program would kick out were so whimsical and funny, I began to write them down. Pehpig was my favorite.

Current Residence: North
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Favourite genre of music: Rock
Favourite style of art: Impressionist
Operating System: Windows 7
MP3 player of choice: Ipod Nano
Favourite cartoon character: Currently Kurotsuchi Nemu

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garnet69frost Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Lily Thank you Fella Point (Badges) thank you :aww:
EveVictus Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the llama! :llama:
Ixlovexdogs Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015
Thanks sooo much for the :points:'s donation! :glomp: I really appreciate it! w00t! 
FeroceFV Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, thanks for the donation! I appreciate it. Best of luck in your writing endeavors! My own novel manuscript is slowly gathering dust in my man-cave.
Estheryu Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015

very nice gallery!
nice to meet you here!
have a nice day!:love:

this is my new group, welcome take a look and feel free to join~

pehpig Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Glad you like it. :D Not a lot of time to work on stuff with the new job.  Hopefully that changes someday.  
Estheryu Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015
I see~
all the best to you and thank you for the points~:glomp:

Ploopie Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015   Digital Artist
Thanks for the points! :heart:
charlot-sweetie Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
^^ Thanks so much for the points, they will help the :iconash-ketchum-fangroup:'s next contest a lot!
TataSunny Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello, David!
I'm really grateful to you for your kind support (Points )!
Bunny Emoji-87 (Thanks) [V5] shadilver icon Lovely Shoujo (Heart for you) [V3]
It means so much to me!
Have a wonderful day!Sun 
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