Oh My Gosh! I finally did it – after all these years (since the days of DOS for heaven’s sakes!) I have made the switch. Today I walked into an Apple Boutique, looked at the 27 inch desktop and said, I’ll take it!

Now I’m experiencing what I always feel with a major new piece of technology – stress. Oh sure, some of it is good stress – but still. Tomorrow morning I am taking my PC to the store and they will transfer all my data. So far so good. But I know there will still be work to be done. (Murphy’s Law – when they say it’s going to be simple, something will go wrong.)

Just for starters, I have programs to download, my Bridge program, Google Earth,. Garmin, an accounting program because for some very strange reason QuickBooks does not see fit to make a program for Mac in Canada = dropbox, adobe and so on. I still have to do that. And then, of course, I have to become thoroughly familiar with the new computer and software by Monday morning when a flat-out work week begins.

So – I am excited and nervous and – well – that whole soup of emotions it’s hard to put a name to. Most importantly, when I pick my new computer up tomorrow afternoon, I have to make sure it’s set up by dinner time so I can play bridge online by the time I’m ready to eat. Yup – that’s me: the single woman eating dinner every night all alone with only bridge players from around the world to keep me company. Sad, huh? (actually it’s not – it only sounds that way.)

So glad I have my iPad – just in case. Imagine being without online technology for even a few hours! Interesting how I depend on it.

I hope the Mac is everything I’ve head it will be. The great news is that I got an awesome deal on it – plus the data transfer, office software, new external hard drive for backups – got it all. And hey – no cables to worry about for a change. I am so tired of the zillion wires snaking around the room. I just have to plug in my printer, plug in the power cord and I’m done. Sounds good to me.

But I’m still excited, nervous etc. etc.

About goodyniosi

Writer, avid(!!!) hiker - living life to the fullest. Love, life, bliss - getting high on getting high (in the alpine that is)
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