It finally arrived! Which means, now that I have some freedom back, I can start writing again.
...as soon as windows 8 stops getting in my way.
f****** touch points!
grrr... ooo pokki!
thank you pokki, i have my menu back!
and a very, very large laptop. which is orange. Very orange. and has a friggin' terabyte of HHD plus 128 GB of SSD! No more massive hardware failures for me!