The reason my parents were in town was to babysit for Makai so I could go out for Ranee’s bachelorette party (Dallas was in Vancouver for work). We took a dance class at Flirty Girl Fitness in Lincoln Park that was totally out of my comfort zone, but was really fun. Afterwards we walked a few blocks over and had dinner at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba, a popular Spanish tapas restaurant that I’d always heard about but had never been to. It was super good and we totally stuffed ourselves. And then after dinner we took a very interesting cab ride over to Wicker Park to drink and dance at Rodan, a bar that one of Ranee’s friends owns. I live really close to Wicker Park but it wasn’t until then that I realized I hadn’t been really out there at night for a long time! It was so fun. I could NOT dance any more but I enjoyed some tasty drinks and watching everyone else.
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After about 4 years of good performance, my MacBook decided it didn’t like me yesterday. I was using it without the power cord and the screen went black. I plugged it in and tried to turn it on and this is what I saw:
Paul Baker and a few others helped me out on Facebook and eventually I got super lucky and was able to get to a spot where I could do a backup. But then after that… nothing. So, this morning we headed to the Apple store in Lincoln Park. Turns out the computer needs to be sent out because the microprocessor is DONE. Also, the battery is shot, but I knew that already. I can only have the machine unplugged for a little bit before it dies.
So, my laptop has been sent out for repairs. Not really money I wanted to spend right now, but what can you do? I guess it’s cheaper than replacing the computer. Also? Not really what I wanted to do on my 40th week of pregnancy. Luckily it was a quick trip and I could go back home and… nap…
Hoping that they can fix it and that the issue is only what they determined at the store. Cross your fingers!
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