Prison Pete

Thursday, March 09, 2006
  What the Duck?
Technology strikes again.

I have spent the last two hours typing some posts for the blog and a letter to my Editor. I had mentioned in my letter that I was typing directly into the memory without printing it out at the same time. The beep for the end of a line is the same as the beep for a spell checker error. By typing into the memory, the only beep is when I have a misspelling.

But like all good plans, as I was starting yet another post, the typewriter decided to show me it had a mind of its own. After a couple of possession-like actions, including a bunch of beeps, I turned the typewriter off, turned it back on only to he greeted by the words "NO FILES" when I went in to see what was going on.

Ever the optimist, I am again typing into the memory without creating a hard copy backup.

Such is life.

It is 2:00 here on Sunday. I will be taking a break in a few minutes anyhow and make some pasta and octopus for lunch. This morning we had some real food for brunch. Plain bagels with a 1 oz. serving of cream cheese. I managed to procure an additional bagel and so I had one with the cream cheese and the second with knockwurst and sauerkraut. That was at 10 AM.

We have had two good movies so far this weekend. I am going to watch the Sunday movie at 6:00 PM since I am listening to a special two hour tribute to Martin Luther King. The broadcast is from a concert held at the Kennedy Center in January. Odeta is now singing.
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