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Hello...

Vol-E

Yes, it's really me.

Here's what's been happening:

In October 2014, my son came to stay with us. Yay!
In November, I had the opportunity to purchase a used Windows 7 desktop computer from my employer for a very reasonable sum. I sold my old 2006 Windows XP computer on Craigslist.Yay!
Day after Christmas, the hard drive on the new computer died. Boo!
Soon after, we cancelled our internet service. I mean, who needed it with no computer?Boo!
In February 2015, my cellphone carrier told me I was using way too much data on my unlimited plan and kindly offered to buy me out. The amount they were offering would have been enough to pay for a nice new computer. Mostly Yay!
Except we ended up using it to buy a new refrigerator, which we'd been needing for about 11 months.Yay!
I switched cell providers but could not get unlimited data. Boo!All I could get was 5GB per month, which I managed to use up within about 2 weeks.Boo!
Everyone kept telling me about this thing called …