I’ve been ‘away’ from my computer for several days, even though I’ve been sat in front of it. I’m in the process of downloading a mountain of email that’s backed up over the time I’ve been casually checking, yet not downloading. A big chunk of my weekend was spent writing an article for Macromedia.com on new CSS features in the forthcoming and ridiculously titled Dreamweaver MX 2004.
Following that, a whole bunch of new hardware arrived. Woo! Rachel’s business operations had outgrown their old development server, and so a bunch of components reporting to be a new development server landed next to my desk, accompanied by a constant supply of beers and smiles that ask if I’d be willing to help out building it, in the nicest possible way. There was an additional workstation too. (I only complain in jest).
So my own desk, monitor, keyboard and mouse were quickly re-purposed for installation duties, rendering me very close to my computer, yet very far from using it.
And there rests the case for the Defense, m’lud.