What to Do when your Computer Craps Out


It’s every student’s worst nightmare.

You turn on your laptop, expecting everything to be in proper working order and all you get is a blank screen – or worse, the blue screen of death. Or maybe you spilled coffee on the keyboard, or dropped your Macbook down the stairs.

However, it happened, your laptop just crapped out on you and you have assignments to complete, tests to study for, and a paper to write.

So now what?

The first thing we all do is panic. What could make more sense in a time like this? Computers are expensive to replace. Even the cheapest models cost several hundred dollars, and this can feel like thousands sucked out of your college fund and living expenses.

But at some point, you’ll have to pull yourself together and find solutions. So here are a few survival tips for that unfortunate moment, when your laptop craps…

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Wanderlusting: Bridging Brooklyn

Live In The Nautical

“I remember perfectly my first trip to New York, when I was on the bridge between Brooklyn and Manhattan, when I saw the skyscrapers. It was like an incredible dream.” ~ Diego Della Valle


This past weekend, I had a dear friend come visit for what was basically a forty hour take the city (or rather Brooklyn by storm). While Rhiannon is a blogger, I have known her long before she started her photography blog Wanders and Musings. We hail from the same neck of the woods and through fate, became fast friends. Despite time, distance, and many moves, we have still managed to not only keep in touch, but see each other on a fairly regular bases.


It helps that we both have a love for travel which makes it so much easier to get together.

Thursday Night

While this was a blink and she was gone…

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