Sunday, November 21, 2010

First Snow and a Toy

Friday night it started to snow and when we got up Saturday morning it looked like a winter wonderland.



Our driveway is very long and Cliff went out to shovel it when I got a phone call from our friend Tom telling us he would be over with this tractor to give us a hand. What a relief that was.
Here he is,

A friend in need is a friend indeed

After the driveway was cleared of snow we had a quick lunch and then went to support a sign rally against the proposed ECO Depot that the CVRD wants to ram down our throats.

Finding the roads in good condition we decided to drive to town to do a bit more shopping. We went to Canadian Tire and after that stopped at Future Shop where I bought my new toy, an iPod Touch. The service there was excellent. A young lady by the name of Jenelle showed us the iPod and could tell us a lot about it.
When we got home I tried the new toy out. It took awhile to be able to get to my email but I finally figured it out after finding a PDF Users Guide on the internet. Because I had been working on that until nearly 11 last night I was so wound up that I hardly had any sleep at all. It is an affliction of mine, when I have something on my mind I cannot sleep.
This morning I finally got around to transferring some audiobooks from the library to the iPod but unfortunately it did not work. According to the instructions I need iTunes 7.4 version which is one that is already 3 years old. The one that I had to download for the iPod is the latest version.
Since being able to listen to audiobooks on the iPod was the first priority for me I think I will return the iPod Touch to the store and buy some other MP3 player. I am really very disappointed.
That is my sad story for today.
Good night everybody ☺


Sandra said...

Is your computer a Mac or PC? You should go to the library and check it out to be sure you're using the right download format. I just took the course at the library on Saturday. You should have no problem downloading to the ipod touch.

I can't believe you guys had snow before we did!

Gypsy said...

The snow is beautiful!

Janna and Mike said...

Oh, no, ask Rick if there is some other way than returning your new toy!

Brenda said...

Wow! That's a lot of snow. None here in the Georgian Bay area. Yet!