Hurry up and wait....
My desktop has been throwing intermittent hard drive errors (for a year!), so it is about time I get that addressed. Figure I would also get it upgraded to a mirrored drive-set (performance + redundancy), as well as get the operating system up to current, while I was at it. On top of that, I am running out of near-line storage (storage not on the computer), and don't have enough space to backup the desktop while I move.
Which means, buying more stuff. Heh. Got the hard drives and RAID controller for the computer. Got a Drobo network storage device; waiting for the hard drives. Getting a new network switch, or moving files will be really slow. And then I will have to deactivate/activate whatever applications I have and get them ready for the transfer. Yeah, this is at home. Sick puppy, no?
Don't get me wrong; I actually LIKE this kind of thing, geek-boy that I am. Still, it can be scary; just need to get all my ducks in line before I start. Fortunately, I also have a notebook, so I won't be totally down. Probably be a week before everything is back, if I can ever get started.
While we're on the subject of "new," picked up another camera. The Nikon COOLPIX P7000; should be fun. I hope.