I've got my laptop back from the doctor. And my laptop feels good to be home again. *ahhh. . .*
This has proven to be most efficient for the desk top, because now I won't be hogging it anymore. When I initially came home, I had a plan to go out and build my own desktop, but I've grown quite accustomed to the laptop over the last year. I like the mobility of it, I can just take it anywhere and these days it seems like there is a wireless connection everywhere. Hey, I'm game for that!
Plus, most of the issues with my laptop have been fixed. I will say this about buying a computer, that warranty they offer with it is WORTH IT!!! Especially if you plan on dragging the thing all over Europe.
Next trip, somewhere to a National Park this summer.