"Murphy was an optimist!"
Today’s accomplishment — iPod brought back to life! March 23, 2013 3:37 pmPosted by Doug McCaughan in : Daily Life, Evan, Family, Of Being Dad
For Christmas, Amy and Evan received iPods. About three weeks ago, Evan’s iPod was in his coat pocket when the coat went through the washing machine. Fortunately it was discovered before going through the dryer. I immediately pried the case open (it is held together with a glue strip) and removed the screws holding the mother board in to lift it for slightly for drying. I grabbed a Tupperware container and put the open device in it, covered with a papertowel, then poured two pounds of rice into the container. Next I went to Amazon to order five new adhesive strip stickers. Today I applied the adhesive strips, replaced all the screws, and snapped the screen back onto the iPod and it started right up! Knock on wood, it appears to be performing as new!add a comment
Today marks a new chapter March 20, 2013 2:02 pmPosted by Doug McCaughan in : Daily Life
I’m turning over a new leaf. Today I walked to lunch. I return to daily exercise, getting things done, and a positive attitude. The future is bright. Good things are happening.add a comment
Last week was a fog March 19, 2013 2:48 pmPosted by Doug McCaughan in : Daily Life
So last week, I worked in the yard Sunday and felt my allergies kicking in…so I thought. Went to work Monday but was so ill that by the end of the day I’d left a couple of hours early. Tuesday I was home asleep except for that trip to the doctor’s office. My doctor confirmed…allergies. I think she was wrong. An attempt at work Wednesday failed half way through the day. Then Thursday I was home caring for sick family members. Friday was a half a day of work before returning home for sick family members. It was a rough week.
In all, we had a confirmed virus, three cases of Flu B, strep throat, and two bad coughs all in the same week.
It’s Tuesday and I’m still drained but finally work is starting to flow and items are falling off my to do list rapidly. Things are looking up!add a comment