Margaret (pling) wrote,
Margaret
pling

  • Mood:
  • Music:
I cut back a lot on computer use last week - by Tuesday evening using the mouse sent shooting pains up my arm & even when I wasn't it was all tingly from the elbow down. So I figured it was time to back off a bit ;) So no Quake till Sunday, no Civ since last Monday, not even very much poking at websites (though my standards of not very much are likely a little more than the words convey ;) ). It got better after a couple of days but I figured I'd not push it too much for another few days. And I do notice that that arm gets tired when I'm typing a lot more quickly.

So, what have I done? Mostly read my way through David Weber's Honor Harrington series - I think it's the first time I've read them in order & the first time I've read some of the books as I had to buy e-books of them. When I'm done (another book & a half to go) I'll likely write up a review. Well, probably.

Also done a lot of family history stuff - we've had a family album from J's great-grandad in the house for ages and finally got round to scanning the pictures at the weekend. It's weird looking at the photos - they all just look like 'old people', except some of them are kids in the pictures … it's just the style of the clothing and that they're (obviously) black & white pictures.

Took advantage of shineyquarter's offer & got myself a Vox account. Not sure about it - I don't like the restrictions on how it can look (you can't customise the template layouts at all, if the style you want is not in the colours you want, tough), I don't much like the linear comments, and I think the multi-security levels have more of a potential for summoning the drama llama than the LJ friends system. But I do like the 'collections' stuff, and the ability to easily add books/music/whatnot & integrate them into posts. Can't really tell how I'll get on with it till I use it, so I may try & put book reviews in it, you never know ;)
Tags: books, computer, family, health
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments