now for something decidedly incongruent:
Apologies to any and all dear readers who may or may not have had the great misfortune of perusing the foregoing long-winded ballad delineating the joys of elderly PC resuscitation.
Let’s keep in mind that back in the day – whichever ‘day ‘, or perhaps era, you prefer – the 25 pound (or so) Dell box to which I proffered many feverishly solipsistic paeans belonged to a class of then-contemporary beasties called ‘microcomputers’.
Can you imagine?
Oh, put down that 2-ounce ‘smart’ phone and muse for a minute over the implications of such an unlikely moniker.