My 6 week old laptop has a bad hard drive, it's in the possession of the Geek Squad and we're waiting for recovery media from Toshiba. Due to the flooding in my area it took me 4 days to get the computer there. We now must wait 7 to 10 days for the recovery media to arrive in my mailbox and then I must take it to The Geeks and wait 7 to 10 more days for new hard drive installation and recovery. Toshiba charged me for the recovery flashdrive claiming it isn't their product. Wouldn't need it if they'd built my laptop correctly but they won't listen to that.
I'm not complaining even though I have limited access to the internet because I am not among the hundreds of people who are homeless locally waiting for the flood waters to subside so I can go home to the mess of cleanup and repairs. Real life has become dangerous here, even for me and I live in an elevated area.
The ground is so saturated from the heavy rains that happen daily that although we aren't flooding, our roads are washing out, bridges are washing away and sink holes are appearing. Thee is so much water in ditches that with every rain rocks are being washed up onto road beds and shoulders are wearing away. It's hot, humid and every day it rains.
I've been volunteering at local shelters and Red Cross kitchens and am not sur3 how much longer these conditions will prevail. When this is all over and I get my computer back I'll be returning to my regularly scheduled nonsense, but in the meantime will you all hold a few good thoughts or prayers for the people in Central New York who are dealing with the loss of their homes?