Another dream bites the dust.
Or as a friend once said.... another boulder is in the path I follow. I must take another direction, which will take me even longer to reach the goal. I'm not sure I have the strength in me to walk around this boulder or follow a new path.
My computer MUST be replaced. Unless I get a new computer I won't be able to create the patterns for the portrait quilts I want to make. My current computer doesn't have a slot for adding more memory. The current memory is not enough.... even after uninstalling almost everything I had on it.
Several years ago my computer was given to me when someone was upgrading to a new one. Instead of putting his old one into a landfill... he gave his old one to me. The windows version installed on it belongs to the old owner.... not me... so in effect it's considered pirated. Which means I can't install the service pack 2 that is required to run software for creating portrait quilt patterns.
The computer doctor offered to sell me another computer that would do what I needed... for only 600 dollars.... gee he might as well have asked for the moon. He said I could go onto the Dell website and get one for about 500 dollars and pay shipping.... again, asking for the moon.
When.... oh when.... will I stop torturing myself with this desire to create portraits in fabric!! Today as I work I will repeat a mantra..... stop torturing yourself.... give up the dream.... stop torturing yourself.... give up the dream...