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Forest update

2003-05-07 18:45:03.653715+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Well, we've got a Southwest ticket for Forest[Wiki] to fly to Las Vegas[Wiki] on Saturday. Despite our occasional blow-ups and apparently stricter approach to learning, he doesn't want to go. But I think it's time, and if we plan ahead and watch the specials it's not that expensive to have him come visit. At least for the flight.

In the process of staying here, he's managed to get a 800+MHz Wintel machine donated to his cause, quite a coup considering that within the last year Charlene gave him his first computer, her old Mac Performa. But we don't yet have a monitor arranged for this. There have been some rumblings, but if anyone out there has a spare monitor, especially all of you yuppies who've been replacing your CRTs with snazzy new LCDs, that they'd want to use to make a 9 year old very happy and maybe help give him some aspirations that'll break some economic cycles, speak up. I gave my spare to Zack[Wiki], and Charlene's has been making weird noises, so replacing hers with an LCD and sending it off and then trying to diagnose that long-range rather than just waiting for it to break here doesn't seem like a reasonable scenario.

[ related topics: Children and growing up Dan's Life Macintosh Education Las Vegas ]

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#Comment made: 2003-05-07 23:24:34.031798+00 by: meuon

It's cost more to ship you one.. than our used monitors are worth.

#Comment made: 2003-05-07 23:35:37.709294+00 by: Diane Reese

We usually have a couple here and there, Dan, and we're close enough you could pick one up. Let's talk...