The desktop computer is undergoing a slow but inexorable transformation as lines of pixelation gather on one side of the screen. The laptop did a nosedive out of the truck on Tuesday, and has had a twitch ever since.
As a writer in this modern age, I am still adept at using pencil and paper. However, online college courses begin next Wednesday, and there's no money in the checkbook for equipment repair or replacement.
Just when I'm riding the wave of positive change, the tow grabs the board from under me.
Ain't that just like life?