This is the third catastrophic computer loss I've had in the last year. The other desktop I had kicked the bucket--it too was a sudden, unexpected death. Then the OTHER laptop I had was somehow mysteriously destroyed when it was hit by a BASKETBALL. I kid you not. I can't make this stuff up. It's too good.
After the demise of the first desktop, I bought this one. AND I bought a 1 gig jump drive. This old girl wasn't going to lose it all AGAIN. Everything super important that was on the desktop was faithfully backed up on the gig. I bet you can't anticipate what I'm about to tell you now, can you?
During the recent tornadic havoc sent by Thor, I was carting the laptop stuff all around and riding other folks' bandwidth (I know, I know, but I was desperate) and I LOST THE JUMP DRIVE.
So I just sat there and mourned the loss of 160 gigs of truly great stuff. Most of it is for work. After I cried (yes, I did) my Number One son called and offered suggestions. I hung up the phone and cried some more.
Then I retrieved this from a Random Teenager and hooked it up: