Finally! A month after we paid them for it. Grr.
But this is good, because together with the furniture I've bought or borrowed and the stuff I've put on the walls and the mail I'm starting to receive here and all, this place is really starting to feel like home. I'll be here for at least a year, which'll be the longest I'll have lived anywhere since high school. Wow. I know some of my friends wouldn't really understand how I feel -- they're the sort who feel tied down when they're in one place for too long -- but I'm very happy about this. I've been waiting for a long time to settle down here. This is going to sound cheesy, but what I really, really want is to be a rock for people to lean on -- that is, I want friends passing through town to know that they can always find me here, just where I was before, and that when they get here they can check their email, eat, crash on the floor if they want. Other people have been that rock for me before, and it's been incredibly comforting. So, now that I'm in a position to do so, I want to bring that kind of comfort to someone else.
On the Project Make My Computer Not Suck front, I think I need a new processor fan. At least, I know that there's this loud noise when I turn the machine on, and I know it's not the case fan because I tried disconnecting the case fan to see if the noise still happened (it did), and, well, the case fan and the processor fan are basically it for moving parts. Plus, a blade broke off of it not too long ago, so yeah. Oh, well. At four years old and counting, it's one of the oldest things still in the case, so it was probably due for a replacement. Besides, what are they? Ten bucks?
The other two oldest things would be the video card and the hard drive. Would love to upgrade those, too...then again, I still don't own a bed. Priorities...right...