What’s Up for Sunday?

Jen has to get up early for work tomorrow so I should get up early too and do some car music. What do you think? Then when I get home I should put leads on anything I manage to finish during the car music. Sound good? We have something going on in the afternoon that’s going to pull me away from things for an hour or so. That’s cool with you, isn’t it?

After that… Halloween. Covid-19 Halloween. Covid-19 Halloween The Second Coming. Shit. Last year the city canceled it all. This year it’s going off as usual. We won’t be playing along. We’ll be hiding in the back of the house. I’ll probably be mixing something. I think you’ll be okay with it. I hope you will, at least.

So should I install Parallels on my MacBook Pro so that I can play Windows games? I had been playing Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic a little. I can’t play that on my Mac. If I get Parallels I should be able to play it. I wonder how much the software costs. Would you think less of me if I got it?

The Bruins are playing The Panthers tonight. They kicked our ass the other night but it was overshadowed by something to do with the sexual abuse scandal that came out of Chicago recently. I don’t know the details, I just know that a lot of people got the sack. I really need to learn the details of this story but I am still really furious over the fact that the catholic church overlooked the sexual abuse of children for decades and any time I come across a similar story I just want to fucking vomit all over the people responsible and I do not want to vomit today. You know what I mean, don’t you?

Now I am pissed off. I didn’t want to be pissed off.

To make matters worse, it’s pouring rain out. Shit. I am so sick of rain.

Parallels

When I first bought my iMac I had visions of using it for telecommuting. I set up Parallels and installed Windows 7. My visions ended after the first day when I realized that Mac keyboards require two buttons for Windows function keys. My compay’s software uses the F12 key like it’s going out of style. So much for using my iMac.

I barley touched Parallels after that. Eventually there was something that I needed Windows for so I popped it open, kicked off Windows 7, and was told my password expired and needed to be changed. Yeah, I never set up a password for Windows. I thought maybe my admin password from the Mac OS? Nope. Maybe I set it up but just didn’t remember, so I tried every password I’ve ever used, ever. Nope, none of them worked. I got frustrated and stopped trying.

Today I happened to catch Jen installing Ubuntu into her MacBook Pro’s Parallels. That made me jealous, so I installed it too. I am actually writing this post using Firefox as my browser and Ubuntu, via Parallels, as my OS, all running on Apple hardware. I just love living in the future, don’t you? I also Googled my Windows sign on issue and came to the conclusion that I am the biggest moron on Earth. It seems you can just enter through the whole error message and it opens up Windows like a dream. Sonofa…

Anyway, I am off to find some cool open source Linux software to install on my new Ubuntu set up.