Pwolf wrote:Sorry about your friend.
As for the hard drive. Depending on how bad it is and how deep your wallet goes, you can get it recovered. If it's a simple fix, you'll be looking at maybe a few hundred dollars, if that.
That said, investing in a backup policy or redundancy is always a good thing.
Castor Troy wrote:Toilet in the main bathroom is clogged since my sister flushed cotton balls down. This isn't a problem for me since I have the bathroom in the master bedroom, but this is very inconsiderate for my other roommate and any guests who come over.
I've been trying to use a plunger for the past 2 hours to fix it, but to no avail.
Otohiko wrote:Just got word that my grandpa passed away a few hours ago. I somehow knew that was the news I was gonna get the moment I picked up the phone. Luckily, my mom had already gone over to Russia a couple of weeks ago, and was with him.
My grandpa was the person who taught me to fish, take care of plants and gardens, find things in the forest, make stuff with my hands, train cats to do jumps, chase vodka with (his very best) pickled mushrooms, and a ton of other stuff I'll never forget. In a big way, he was my connection to simple, hard-working country life. Born in a village not long after the Russian civil war, he survived German occupation, and then moved to Leningrad where he worked at the same factory for over 50 years. He most loved spending time at his tiny cabin on a tiny lake island in the Karelian Isthmus (which to this day is my favourite place in the world), which he built with his own hands, and was there as much as he could be. I hope wherever he is now, it's at least half as nice.
And yeah, barely a couple of weeks since my step-grandfather on the other side of the family passed away. This is rough.
Castor Troy wrote:Ileia wrote:I'm sorry to hear that, George.
I share your pain oto. Today this morning my dad had a mass heart attack while mowing the yard. I've been bawling like a baby all day (yes real men still cry). He was the best father a kid could ever ask for. Battled kidney failure, cancer, neuropathy, thyroid, and heart failure problems daily and still kept looking for a job and did work around the house. Had a pacemaker and a defibrillator put in. He was a good man. I'm not sure why I came here first. Just remembered a-m-v.org had a vent thread and I don't want to log onto facebook right now cause there are pictures of him and stuff. It's so rough to lose someone so close. I feel like I was taking what time I had left with him for granted. My faith is really shaky right now. I still don't understand why bad things have to happen to such good people.
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