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How ever did I manage for several months without a printer of my own? No wonder I've been struggling to accomplish any number of things. I write well on computer screens and proofread badly. It's a pain to print off and mail in forms when the printing off portion of the task requires an expedition to a photocopy store somewhere far away. Now I can not only print again, I can print in duplex!

It's all very well to read through prose when written pen on paper, but the computer is only a ghost of pen and paper when there's no printer to put the ink to fiber.

In other small electronics news, the boiler - which was not working properly - was fixed in the late hours of last night by an electrician. How lovely it is to have an ample supply of hot water!


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Oct. 20th, 2005 07:26 pm (UTC)
The few times my printer was busted during grad school, I almost went insane--and I was printer-less for no more than a few days at a time. The fact that you went months without a printer of your very own leaves me in awe. AWE, I tell you!
Oct. 20th, 2005 08:59 pm (UTC)
Until late June, I was the proud owner of a printer and used it copiously. But then, at the end of June, I moved from Canada to England. The printer had an internal converter, so it would have been profligate to bother bringing it with me. By mid-August, my printer needs were starting to become critical again, so, after lots of research on my boyfriend's part, we ordered another printer... thus beginning a month's worth of tales of woe of the printer not arriving. I occasionally went to a copy store in fits of desperation, but it's just not the same thing. The printer finally arrived while I was away again in Canada and the U.S.

Life is better now. So much better.
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Oct. 20th, 2005 08:56 pm (UTC)
Is Penhaglion a specialty store product or will my local purveyor of pharamaceutical goods stock it?
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