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SANGUINE

Updated: Nov 18

I used to get really upset when tech things didn't work, I'd try to stubbornly force them. Then I was the victim. Today I'm sanguine...




Interesting word - different meanings according to Miriam Webster.


RELATING TO HOPE

: marked by eager hopefulness : confidently optimistic


RELATING TO BLOOD RED COLOUR

… the radiant heat from the cedar logs, whose sanguine colour made the silvered locks of his hair into a fantastic wreath of flames.


RELATING TO BLOOD

… attacked by the sanguine … warriors of neighboring islands …


WHAT HAPPENED

My computer went S L O W... today. So I thought I would upgrade my Mac software. I love Apple! Just so you know. Now I've had some experiences, I'm sure many of us have. The unexpected consequences of myriads of software and plug ins then refusing to work when you push the upgrade button. The computer completely failing and a trip to the software doctors.


A new one today though.


An external drive wasn't recognised. 'Damaged can't be opened.' What's amazing to me is that I'm calm.

PROBLEM

So I need the drive to work because it has music plug ins on it and they are linked to my tracks in my music production software. Right now, I can't record or play back music that references them. Which is a pain. OK...


SOLUTION

So I'm transferring content on the damaged drive to another disk. Thank goodness I can see it. I'll re-format the corrupt drive and then transfer back to the original. That's the plan...


I'll name the original exactly the same. I'm hoping the recording software will