I'm going to be rich

I receive spam all the time, but this is my favorite one yet! It's really quite excellent. Have a read:

My Beloved in Allah, I am Mrs. Alisia Malo am 51 years old from Botswana, I am deaf and suffering from a long time cancer of the Lungs which also affected my brain, from all indication my conditions is really deteriorating and it is quite obvious that, according to my doctors they have advised me that I live for the next two months, this is because the cancer stage has gotten to a very bad stage. I was brought up from motherless babies home, was married to my late husband for twenty years without a child. My husband died in a fatal motor accident. Before his death we were true Muslim. Since his death I decided not to re-marry, I sold all my inherited belongings and deposited all the sum of $18.5million dollars with a Security Company. Presently, this money is still with them and the management just wrote me as the true owner to come forward to receive the money for keeping it so long or rather issue a letter of authorization to somebody to receive it on my behalf since I can not come over because of my illness or they get it confisticated. Presently, I?m with my laptop in a hospital where I have been under going treatment for cancer of the lungs. I have since lost my ability to talk and my doctors have told me that I have only a few months to live. It is my last wish to see that this money is invested to any organization of your choice and distributed each year among the charity organization, the poor and the motherless babies home where I come from. I want you God fearing, to also use this money to fund orphanages and widows. I took this decision, before I rest in peace because my time will soon be up. As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the contact of the Security Company. I will also issue you a letter of authority that will improve you as the new beneficiary of my fund. Please assure me that you will act accordingly as I stated here. I shall wait at your prayerful reply.on my private Email:alisiamalo3@yahoo.com Yours in His Service, MrS.Alisia Malo.


As seen in Fishlips and Redheads this weekend...

Walmart's Policy

I'm not sure if these quotes are necessary or not, but they bother me. Also, the salutation could use some work.


More "Hunting"

I love finding unnecessary quotation marks in my own door! This is great because I can tell from the comic sans font and the awesome clip art that they are really "appreciating" the $106 we send them every month. This party with the Free Pizza & Soda (caps?) can't possible be to sell us MORE crap. ALL normal parties involve some sort of presentation. I happen to have this day off, so I might just stop by to learn why they charge $10/month more than Vonage for phone service and why my internet slows to a crawl after 11pm.

Visitor's Map- UPDATE

The map appears to be working better now and actually keeping a history of the visitors. Don't worry- I can't see any personal information about you when you visit. I just see vaguely where you're located. I say vaguely because for us it shows Bright House's hub in Kissimmee which is about an hour away.
In unrelated news, I added a link to our wedding website since apparently the address is FAR too difficult to remember.


Visitor's Map

Yeah, I know that for plural possessive the apostrophe comes after the s. I just don't anticipate it even being plural.
See the right tool bar for the map. Only the current visitor(s) are shown so basically it only serves to remind you of your current location.

Time Machine

For my birthday, Nate got me a cute pink external hard drive so I can play with Time Machine. The picture is from the Apple website since I couldn't take a screen shot in it for some reason. Anyway, set up was very easy. When I plugged in the drive for the first time, Time Machine opened with a giant on-off switch. When you click "on" it automatically does its first backup (which took all night for me.) I have it set to do hourly backups, which never noticeably slow the computer.
Navigating within Time Machine is really nice. Imagine cover flow... in space. By default, it opens my desktop folder in finder. As you browse today's computer, the images of your previous days follow along, so you can always see the same folder on all of them. You use the arrows to go forward and backwards in time, and a giant restore button to (you guessed it) restore the version you need.
All in all, I'm pretty pleased with this program and pretty impressed with Apple for making backing up your files actually fun. I just looked at my trash can, and it had over 2,000 items in it. I guess I can empty it now...