2. While fan!girling over Emma Thompson on Ellen, do not, under any circumstances, turn off your computer. It could be installing updates. And that makes little Macs go to heaven. And that makes little Chippers have to drive to the Apple store to get a new hard drive.
3. Apple Care is my savior. The hard drive was free.
4. My Oceanography professor is simultaneously not the fastest fish in the sea and has all the personality of piece of Kraft American cheese. Why did I race back from the mall to catch this class? Oh, for the attendance points, that's it.