Sunday, August 14, 2005

Lost in the Ether

Until I began to use internet, the word 'ether' was otherworldly. Speaking of sky, life, mystery and myth. It was a spacious word, timeless. It harked back to Greek gods and forward to intergalactic travel. Grander than mere air. Poetic. Ethereal.

Oh yes, and it also reminded me of the terrible smell which preceded my tonsil operation at age six, and the lonely, terrifying hospital stay which followed. It is this ether which sticks in my nostrils today...AND THE FACT THAT WE HAVE HAD THE MOST OPPRESSING COMPUTER PROBLEMS FOR SEVERAL WEEKS. EVERY SIMPLE TASK IS A SLOW swallowing after that dreadful surgery.

I am back up but lost my emails, my addresses, my favourites and my capacity to post pictures. Thanks to those who placed comments while I was gone. I do appreciate the encouragement to keep writing and am honoured that any of you think this space is an entertaining or inspirational place to visit.

Cindy, I hope I find your address. I haven't forgotten that stimulating list of questions.


daisymarie said...

Glad you're back. Thanks for your encouraging comment on my blog. It was a perspective I had failed to consider.


Cindy said...

Connie--I guess you found it. :) Sorry I haven't gotten back to you yet. Circumstances are a little crazy now, but I'm looking forward to it. Glad your computer is behaving better!

Anonymous said...

Relearning can be difficult, congratulations on getting your computer up and running again. And as wonderful as computers can be, they can sometimes complicate more that cooperate.
I'm happy your not 'lost in the ether' anymore.